Ajaccio-Nice plane crash of 1968

Ajaccio-Nice plane crash of 1968 - The families of the victims of the plane crash Ajaccio-Nice which killed 95 people on 11th September 1968, are at the Elysee Palace today with hope of 51 years later, finally knowing the truth about the cause of the accident.

On September 10th, this year the Elysee asked the Minister of Armed Forces that certain documents classified as “secret” were made public.

On September 11, 1968, the plane travelling from Ajaccio-Nice sank off Antibes killing 95, including 13 children and 6 crew members. The official version at the time was that the accident was caused by an unexplained fire on board. But another version revealed that on the day of the accident the military were carrying out exercises and there was, according to witnesses a possibility that the plane may have been struck by a missile.

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