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1998 Swissair crash.

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September 3, 1998: Swissair flight SR111 crashes off the coast of Canada, killing all 229 passengers and crew. It is the worst accident in Swiss civil aviation history, and causes shockwaves in both Switzerland and Canada. (SF/swissinfo)

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