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Peggy's Cove Lighthouse, Nova Scotia On September 1998 SwissAir Flight 111 carrying 229 passengers crashed. There was no survivors.

flygcforum.com ✈ SWISSAIR FLIGHT 111 ✈ The Untold Story - Fire in the Cockpit ✈

flygcforum.com ✈ SWISSAIR FLIGHT 111 ✈ The Untold Story - Fire in the Cockpit ✈

The Mystery Of Swissair Flight 111's Diamond Cargo 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.   Today they would be worth half a billion dollars.

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.

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1998 ♦ September 2 – Swissair Flight a McDonnell Douglas crashes into the sea near Halifax, Nova Scotia in Canada, because of an onboard fire. All 229 people on board perish.

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NOVA SCOTIA | Swissair Flight 111

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Midair collisions, on-board fires, a fatigued fuselage that turned a plane into a high-altitude convertible—out of these tragedies arose major technological advances in flight safety that keep air travel routine today.

"Le Peintre" (The Painter), by famed artist Pablo Picasso, was lost in the crash of Swissair Flight 111 off Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada on Sep 2, 1998. In addition to this painting, which was valued at about one-and-a-half million dollars, the plane's shipment also contained almost a half a billion dollars worth of precious diamonds and other jewels.

10 Amazing Works of Art that are Lost Forever - lost art, missing masterpieces

Picasso's 'The Painter': Lost in a Plane Crash - This signed 1963 Collotype called "Le Peintre" (The Painter), by famed artist Pablo Picasso, was lost in the crash of Swissair Flight 111 off Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada on September

The mystery of Swissair Flight 111's diamond cargo Jewels worth $500M believed onboard deadly flight   By Daniel Schwartz, CBC News Posted: Sep 16, 2011 6:54 PM ET Last Updated: Sep 16, 2011 9:48 PM ET

The mystery of Swissair Flight 111's diamond cargo

Swissair Flight 111 memorial near Peggy's Cove

Swissair Flight 111 memorial near Peggy's Cove

Swissair memorial - Bayswater3 - Swissair Flight 111 - Wikipedia By Outriggr - Own work, CC BY-SA 2.0 ca, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=938310

Swissair memorial - Bayswater3 - Swissair Flight 111 - Wikipedia By Outriggr - Own work, CC BY-SA 2.0 ca, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=938310

December 2, 1998. Swissair Flight 111 left JFK international airport in NY heading for Geneva Switzerland. It crashed into the Atlantic Ocean killing all 229 on board.

December Swissair Flight 111 left JFK international airport in NY heading for Geneva Switzerland. It crashed into the Atlantic Ocean killing all 229 on board.

flygcforum.com - 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...

Plane crashes may be incredibly rare these days, but that doesn't make them any less terrifying to the everyday traveler. These days, a plane crash only ha - Page 2 of 5

SwissAir Flight 111 memorial, Nova Scotia.  Sobering. July 2012

Photographs of the Swissair Flight 111 memorial at Whalesback, Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia.

Photo: Swissair Flight 111 Memorial photo by David Graff

Photo: Swissair Flight 111 Memorial photo by David Graff