Accident description
Last updated: 25 October 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 30 March 1951
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54B-1-DC (DC-4)
Operator:Seaboard & Western Airlines
Registration: N74644
C/n / msn: 10540
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Reykjavík-Keflavík International Airport (KEF) (   Iceland) show on map
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Reykjavík-Keflavík International Airport (KEF/BIKF), Iceland
Narrative:
The C-54 drifted to the side of the runway following a GCA approach, struck hard frozen snow banks and caught fire.

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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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