Day: April 15, 1973



    Sunday Telegraph April 15th 1973.  By JOHN SMALLDON AMONG the many questions still unanswered following crash last Tuesday’s of Vanguard Oscar Papa at Hochwald in Switzerland, two seem to be most relevant to investigators probing the cause of the disaster.  How could an aircraft, as is usual when so near to touching down, under the strictest…

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  • 146 in Bristol plane crash

    146 in Bristol plane crash

    Bristol Evening Post ** Tuesday April 10th 1973 Day trip ends in snow plunge-‘some injured’  A Vanguard charter plane from Bristol, with 139 passengers on board, crashed in severe snowstorm near Base airport in Switzerland this afternoon.  First provisional official reports were there was an unspecified number of survivors.  NEWS FLASH Swiss news agency ATS…

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