flygc.info - ACi - Swissair Flight 111 - Swissair Flight 111 plunged into the Atlantic Ocean off the Nova Scotia coast while en route from New York to Geneva. Pilots reported smoke in the cockpit 53 minutes into the trip, and the electrical systems began failing 13 minutes later...
Swissair Flight 111 Memorial - The line defined by the left half of the flat plane of the boulder points to the crash site, 11 km out to sea. The line defined by the right half of the flat plane of the boulder points to its equivalent in Bayswater.
At 10:31 p.m. on Sept. 2, 1998, Nova Scotians felt their homes shake as Swissair flight 111 slammed into the waters off Peggy's Cove, killing all on board. There were 229 passengers and crew, including a Saudi Prince and a relative of the late Shah of Iran. In the cargo hold, a half a billion dollars worth of gold, diamonds and cash.
Among the mysteries about the crash of Swissair Flight 111 off the coast of Nova Scotia in 1998 is what happened to diamonds, rubies, emeralds and other gems that were supposed to be in the cargo hold.