Saturday, October 19, 2013

Shadow Shot Sunday




Shadow Shot Sunday

October 2013 - Toronto ON

I wrote yesterday about walking west along Lake Ontario and the amazing inuksuks we found.






On that walk we also came across a memorial dedicated to the Air India Flight 182 that was operating on the Montreal–London–Delhi route. On 23 June 1985, the aircraft operating on the route – a Boeing 747-237B – was blown up by a bomb at an altitude of 31,000 feet (9,400 m). It crashed into the Atlantic Ocean while in Irish airspace.





One of the memorials was unveiled on 22 June 2007 in Toronto, the city where most of the people killed had lived. The memorial features a sundial, the base of which consists of stones from all provinces and territories of Canada, as well as the countries of the other victims, and a wall, oriented toward Ireland and bearing the names of the dead.


4 comments:

  1. A very nice tribute to those who died - I love a sun dial - they are just fascinating.

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  2. wow, what an awesome tribute.

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  3. Remembering and memorialising are what make us human. Thank you.

    Shadowy Garden

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  4. What a wonderful memorial...I really like that they included stones from all over Canada and the places other passengers came from...very touching and respectful...

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