Climber Finds and Turns In Jewels Lost in Alpine Air Crash 50...

Climber Finds and Turns In Jewels Lost in Alpine Air Crash 50 Years Ago

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Mount Blanc-Elena Gurzhiy-Flickr-ccA French climber scaling a glacier off Mont Blanc stumbled across a treasure trove of emeralds, rubies and sapphires that had been buried for decades following a plane crash.

When the honest young hiker realized the jewels — estimated to be worth a quarter million dollars — belonged to someone who died on the glacier, he “turned in the haul to local police.”

(READ the AFP story via NDTV.com)

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Photo by Elena Gurzhiy-Flickr-cc

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