Thimotee Mottin holds a 1966 copy of Indian newspaper The Hindu, likely to have been on board the Air India aircraft that crashed. Photo: AFPThimotee Mottin holds a 1966 copy of Indian newspaper The Hindu, likely to have been on board the Air India aircraft that crashed. Photo: AFP
Thimotee Mottin holds a 1966 copy of Indian newspaper The Hindu, likely to have been on board the Air India aircraft that crashed. Photo: AFP

‘Indira Gandhi is PM’: melting French glacier yields old newspapers, likely from 1966 Air India plane crash

  • The Air India passenger flight from Bombay to London crashed into Mont Blanc in France on January 24, 1966
  • Trove of newspapers among numerous discoveries in recent years, including a box of precious stones
Topic |   Plane crashes and aviation accidents
Thimotee Mottin holds a 1966 copy of Indian newspaper The Hindu, likely to have been on board the Air India aircraft that crashed. Photo: AFPThimotee Mottin holds a 1966 copy of Indian newspaper The Hindu, likely to have been on board the Air India aircraft that crashed. Photo: AFP
Thimotee Mottin holds a 1966 copy of Indian newspaper The Hindu, likely to have been on board the Air India aircraft that crashed. Photo: AFP
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