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Old 25th Jul 2010, 12:10
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Messages that were frozen in time ....

The attached article describes quite an interesting follow-on to the loss of of Air India's Malabar Princess on Mont Blanc in November 1950 Messages that were frozen in time - Scotsman.com

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Old 26th Jul 2010, 12:30
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More Malabar Princess.....

I was there last year, and that glacier is not a safe place to be...
A lot of other debris has been found over the years.

Another Malabar Princess engine found? - Chamonix news

Cinquante ans après le crash, il trouve le coeur du Malabar Princess | Tribune de Genève

Train d'atterrissage du Malabar Princess (récupéré le 04/08/1987) on Flickr - Photo Sharing!
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Old 27th Jul 2010, 09:59
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Malabar Princess

Curios ?, Malabar Princess was an Air India Constellation, but in the above post & the link to:
"Malabar Princess another engine found"

The picture shows a flat 6 piston engine, possibly Lycoming or TCM (Continental) so are there any other aircraft remains on the glacier ? although could the Constellation have used something similiar as an onboard APU ?. any idea ?, Paul H.
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Old 27th Jul 2010, 12:53
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Wouldn't surprise me if all sorts of aircraft hadn't hit that hill at one time or another. I saw that purported "R-3350" photo and was amused that that's what they thought it was. Obviously from a GA aircraft or air taxi.
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