Accident: Plane Swissair

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Accident: Plane Swissair Gender: N/A
born on 2 September 1998 at 20:16 (= 8:16 PM )
Place New York, New York, 40n43, 74w00
Timezone EDT h4w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Timed documented source, news
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 10°19' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 24°54 Asc.s_aricol.18.gif 03°22'


Swissair Flight 111, took off from Kennedy Airport in New York on 9/02/1998 at 20:16 EDT. At 21:14 the pilot reported smoke in the cockpit and was directed to Halifax Airport to make an emergency landing. At 21:25 the crew declared a higher level of emergency and began to dump fuel to prepare for landing. The plane's transponder ailed at 21:26:04 and investigators believe the plane hit the water at 21:31:22, based on seismographic information. The crash site is just off the coast of Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia. All 229 people aboard were killed when the MD-11 aircraft crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Source Notes

Beth Rosato quotes news in AFA DX #183 9/1998