Swissair Flight 111 was a scheduled international passenger flight from New York City, United States, to Geneva, Switzerland. This flight was also a codeshare flight with Delta Air Lines. On 2 September 1998, the McDonnell Douglas MD-11 performing this flight, registration HB-IWF, crashed into the Atlantic Ocean southwest of Halifax International Airport at the entrance to St. Margaret’s Bay, Nova Scotia. The crash site was 8 kilometers (5.0 mi) from shore, roughly equidistant from the tiny fishing and tourist communities of Peggy’s Cove and Bayswater.
Recreation of Swissair 111 Tragedy, 1998
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