The remains of a plane that crashed in the Swiss Alps in 1968 and never found have been discovered in a glacier by the thaw of this The Swiss police have informed that the chassis of the plane appeared this Thursday in the aletsch glacierin the southwest of the canton of Wallis, near the summits of the Jungfrau and Monch.

    “Investigations have determined that it is the wreckage of a Piper Cherokee, registration HB-OYL, which crashed at this location on June 30, 1968. Recovery work will be carried out as soon as possible,” police said in a statement. release.

    The Swiss regional newspaper 24 Heures states that a professor, a chief physician and his son, all from Zurich, were on board. Their bodies had been found by this time, but not the remains of the ship.

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    “At the time of the accident, more than fifty years ago, the technical means to recover aircraft wreckage in difficult terrain were limited,” the police added.

    24 Hours reports that it was a mountain guide who discovered the remains during an expedition in the area. Due to climate change and the melting of the glacier, the route has changed and now passes through where the pieces of the plane were found.