Date: June 19, 1954
Time: 2300
Location: Off Folkestone, England
Operator: Swissair
Flight #: ?
Route: Geneva - London
AC Type: Convair CV-240-4
Registration: HB-IRW
cn / ln: 61
Aboard: 9   (passengers:5  crew:4)
Fatalities: 3   (passengers:3  crew:0)
Ground: 0
Summary: The plane ditched into the Atlantic Ocean after running out of fuel. Three non-swimming passengers drowned due to lack of lifesaving equipment aboard. Negligence of the crew in not monitoring the fuel situation as the flight progressed.

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