Are remains on Mont Blanc from Air India crash?
Human body parts found on Mont Blanc in the Swiss Alps on Thursday open up an intriguing possibility: are these the remnants of victims of one of the two Air India plane crashes that took place more than 50 years ago?
What was found?
A hand, the upper part of a leg, and the wreckage of a jet engine, which could be from one of the two Air India planes
Who found them?
Daniel Roche, an amateur airplane accident investigator who has spent years combing the Bossons Glacier in the Swiss Alps looking for remains of crash victims
How the crashes happened
NOVEMBER 1950: Air India Flight 245 from Bombay to London was flying over France on the morning of November 3 when it went off the radar while at an altitude of 4,700 m. The plane hit the side of Mont Blank