Swissair Flicht 111

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Swissair Flicht 111
28as - Swissair MD-11; HB-IWF@ZRH;14.07.1998 (4713082874).jpg
HB-IWF, the aircraft involved in the accident, seen at Zurich Airport in Julie 1998, twa months afore the crash occurred.
Crash
Date2 September 1998
SummaryIn-flicht fire, leadin tae electrical an instrument failyie, causin spatial disorientaition an loss o control[1]:253–254
SteidAtlantic Ocean, near St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia, Canadae
Aircraft
Aircraft typeMcDonnell Douglas MD-11
Aircraft nameVaud
OperatorSwissair
RegistrationHB-IWF
Flicht oreeginJohn F. Kennedy Int'l Airport
New York Ceety, Unitit States
DestinationCointrin Internaitional Airport
Geneva, Swisserland
Passengers215
Crew14
Fatalities229
Survivors0

Swissair Flicht 111 (IATA: SR111, ICAO: SWR111) wis a scheduled internaitional passenger flicht frae New York City, Unitit States, tae Geneva, Swisserland. This flicht wis an aa a codeshare flicht wi Delta Air Lines. On 2 September 1998, the McDonnell Douglas MD-11 performin this flicht, registration HB-IWF, crashed intae the Atlantic Ocean soothwast o Halifax Internaitional Airport at the entrance tae St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia.

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  1. "Aviation Investigation Report, In-Flight Fire Leading to Collision with Water, Swissair Transport Limited McDonnell Douglas MD-11 HB-IWF Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia 5 nm SW 2 September 1998" (PDF). Transportation Safety Board of Canada. 27 March 2003. Retrieved 16 January 2016.