Airplane Crash - Off Hafnarfjorour, Iceland 01/31/1951

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Off Hafnarfjorour, Iceland


Date01/31/1951
Time16:45
LocationOff Hafnarfjorour, Iceland
OperatorIcelandair
RouteVestmannaeyar Island - Reykjavík
TypeDouglas DC-3
RegistrationTF-ISG
Cn/In12482
Aboard20
Fatalities20
Ground0
SummaryCrashed into the sea 2.5 miles north of the airport after a second landing attempt in snow. The first attempt was aborted because the runway lights were not visible. The crew attempted a second landing but contact was lost with the aircraft. Wreckage was found in the ocean 10 miles from the airport.

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