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Swissair Flight 111 Memorial, Indian Harbour

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The moving Swissair Flight 111 Memorial honors 229 people who lost their lives in a crash that occurred on September 2, 1998. After fire spread through the cabin, the plane crashed into the Atlantic Ocean--about 8 km (5 mi) offshore from Peggy's Cove--resulting in the tragic death of all passengers on board. Swissair Flight 111 Memorial is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , international travel planner Edition.
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  • Three years before 9/11, on Sept 2, 1998, Swissair 111 crashed into the Atlantic off Peggy's Cove. This was not a terrorist attack. The plane was about an hour into its flight from NYC to Geneva. An.....  more
    Three years before 9/11, on Sept 2, 1998, Swissair 111 crashed into the Atlantic off Peggy's Cove. This was not a terrorist attack. The plane was about an hour into its flight from NYC to Geneva. An.....  more »
  • I knew nothing about this memorial until we came upon a small sign and parking lot. There, along the ocean drive, sit a solemn set of stones commemorating the loss of 229 souls in Sept 1998. I had no....  more
    I knew nothing about this memorial until we came upon a small sign and parking lot. There, along the ocean drive, sit a solemn set of stones commemorating the loss of 229 souls in Sept 1998. I had no....  more »

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