Date & Time: Sep 2, 1998 at 2231 LT
Type of aircraft:
McDonnell Douglas MD-11
Operator:
Registration:
HB-IWF
Flight Phase:
Flight
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
New York - Geneva - Zurich
MSN:
48448
YOM:
1991
Flight number:
SR111
Country:
Canada
Crew on board:
14
Crew fatalities:
14
Pax on board:
215
Pax fatalities:
215
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
229
Captain / Total flying hours:
10800
Captain / Total hours on type:
900
Copilot / Total flying hours:
4800
Copilot / Total hours on type:
230
Aircraft flight hours:
36041
Aircraft flight cycles:
6400
Circumstances:
Crashed into the sea off Halifax following an inflight fire. All 229 occupants were killed.