Airplane Crash - Sondreströmfjord, Greenland 08/29/1961

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Sondreströmfjord, Greenland


Date08/29/1961
Time18:22
LocationSondreströmfjord, Greenland
OperatorEastern Provincial Airways
Typede Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
RegistrationCF-MEX
Aboard6
Fatalities1
Ground0
SummaryAn in-flight fire, initiated and sustained by a severe fuel leak. The fuel leak was caused by the locking of a carburetor drain plug to unscrew.

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