Airplane Crash - Mariehamn, Aaland Island, Finland 11/08/1963

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Mariehamn, Aaland Island, Finland


Date11/08/1963
Time17:59
LocationMariehamn, Aaland Island, Finland
OperatorFinnair
Flight #217
RouteTurku - Mariehamn
TypeDouglas DC-3
RegistrationOH-LCA
Cn/In9799
Aboard24
Fatalities22
Ground0
SummaryThe aircraft flew below the safe flying altitude and hit trees on the approach line in fog. Wrong indication of the pilot's altimeter during the instrument approach. Landing carried out in below minimum conditions.

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