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Engineer who helped build iconic TWA terminal at Kennedy Airport dies

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"There was a kind of - I would say - tension between the architect and the engineer. But it was a beneficial tension." - Abba Tor (above), on his relationship with Eero Saarinen, who designed the TWA terminal

New York

ABBA Tor, whose engineering prowess helped the landmark Trans World Flight Center take wing at Kennedy International Airport - and kept it from cracking apart - died on Feb 11 in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York. He was 93.

The cause was cardiac arrest, his daughter Shuli Tor

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