10:17 am - Thursday, June 20 2019
Home / News / 20th Anniversary of the Swissair Flight 111 Tragedy
DSC_9649_wm

20th Anniversary of the Swissair Flight 111 Tragedy


NOTE: The following is a statement from Premier Stephen McNeil.


This Sunday, Sept. 2, marks the 20th anniversary of the crash of Swissair Flight 111 just off Nova Scotia’s shores.

The 229 souls lost that night were not from Nova Scotia, but as their families travelled here to grieve, Nova Scotians reacted with deep compassion, doing our best to offer whatever comfort we could in the wake of such a sudden, devastating loss.

To the many Nova Scotians – fisherman, first responders, volunteers – who worked tirelessly through the recovery effort and supported family members of the victims, our enduring thanks. Your empathy, resolve and kindness showed the best of us to one another and the world.

To those who lost loved ones in the crash, we again extend our deepest condolences. Rest assured, we will continue to honour the memory of those you lost in the years to come.

Source: Release

About Haligonia Editors

See news happening near you? Tell us. Click here to email our team.

 

The views and opinions expressed in this content are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of haligonia.ca.

You might also like...

FB_IMG_1520181533071

High school student victimized by sextortion

**** RCMP Media Release High school student victimized by sextortion On June 18, Halifax District...

IMG_20180822_122253

Vessel operator arrested for impaired boating

**** RCMP Media Release Vessel operator arrested for impaired boating Pictou District RCMP has arrested...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *