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Remembering Swissair in photos

Chronicle Herald photojournalist Tim Krochak was there the night of Sept. 2, 1998, and captured an iconic image of two firefighters illuminated by the lights of a search and rescue helicopter. His photo is used here as the starting point for a collection of photos that show the rescue as it unfolded.
Images from the crash of Swissair flight 111 and the rescue mission that followed are etched into the memories of many. Chronicle Herald photojournalist Tim Krochak was there the night of Sept. 2, 1998, and captured an iconic image of two firefighters illuminated by the lights of a search and rescue helicopter. His photo is used here as the starting point for a collection of photos that show the rescue as it unfolded.

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