|On September 2nd, 1998, Swissair Flight 111 plummeted into the sea off Nova Scotia while en route from New York to Geneva. All 229 people on board were killed. Canada's Transportation Safety Board published its final conclusions from an investigation that took more than four years and cost $30 million. NOVA's cameras were there from the beginning, revealing the inside story of one of the most baffling and intricate aviation investigations ever mounted.|
Editor's NoteIn 1998 Swissair Flight 111 plummeted into the depths of the seas surrounding Nova Scotia, killing all passengers and crew on board. An in-depth investigation subsequently took place, examining exactly why Flight 111 had met such a grizzly demise, and what could be done to prevent further tragedies of this nature. The shocking results are presented here, with the startling revelation that many airlines have still not taken sufficient preventative measures to stop a similar accident occurring in the future.