Flugunfall 03 MAY 1967 einer Douglas C-47B-35-DK (DC-3) TF-AIO - Vestmannaeyjar
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Datum:Mittwoch 3 Mai 1967
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-35-DK (DC-3)
Kennzeichen: TF-AIO
Werknummer: 33416/16668
Baujahr: 1945
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Vestmannaeyjar (   Island)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Reykjavík Domestic Airport (RKV/BIRK), Island
Flug nach:Vestmannaeyjar Airport (VEY/BIVM), Island
The aircraft, operating on a VFR flight plan, encountered deteriorating weather conditions which where below landing minima. The crew elected to circle the island and wait for better weather. The plane was later found to have crashed at 210 feet altitude in a very steep hillside.


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Distance from Reykjavík Domestic Airport to Vestmannaeyjar Airport as the crow flies is 112 km (70 miles).

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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