ASN Aircraft accident Britten-Norman BN-2A-27 Islander TF-RTO Mount Smjörfjöllum
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Date:Monday 22 September 1980
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A-27 Islander
Operator:Flugfelag Austurlands
Registration: TF-RTO
MSN: 142
First flight: 1969-12-16 (10 years 9 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mount Smjörfjöllum (   Iceland)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Bakkafjördur Airport (BJD/BIBK), Iceland
Destination airport:Egilsstadir Airport (EGS/BIEG), Iceland
Crashed into Mount Smjörfjöllum.

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Distance from Bakkafjördur Airport to Egilsstadir Airport as the crow flies is 84 km (52 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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