Victims are flown back 

Victims are flown back 

Bristol Evening Post *** Tuesday April 17th 1973

The 106 victims of the  Swiss plane disaster were flown back to Bristol today a week after they set off on what was to have  been a happy day out. The bodies were flown into Lulsgate Airport from Basle in a Vanguard of Invicta International airlines.  Funeral services will be held throughout the week in North Somerset villages. A service will be held in Axbridge on Thursday for 16 of the dead, some of them from Cheddar. 

Thirteen will be buried in a mass grave, and three will be cremated. At Cheddar, a service will be held for 11 people, nine of whom are to be cremated. Four women from the same family will be buried at Yatton on Thursday, and another victim will be buried at Rodney Stoke the same day. Other funerals are planned for Friday at Congresbury and Redhill. 

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