ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 163481
Last updated: 20 August 2019
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:15-JUL-1968
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-140
Owner/operator:Helga Jonsson
Registration: TF-DGF
C/n / msn: 28-22872
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Látrabjarg -   Iceland
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Ísafjarđar
Narrative:
Destroyed 15 July 1968 at Látrabjarg, when spun into the ground while flying in clouds, when the pilot attempted a VFR flight in bad weather conditions from Ísafjarđar. According to a rough translation of a contemporary report: "July 15, 1968 this aircraft crashed at Látrabjarg, and was destroyed. On board were three young men and one girl. Disposals (registration cancelled) 12 December 1968"

Sources:

1. http://www.rnf.is/media/skyrslur/arsskyrslur/Arsskyrsla99.pdf
2. http://timarit.is/view_page_init.jsp?pageId=4628790&issId=304765&lang=da


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Jan-2014 10:56 harro Added
10-Sep-2016 17:10 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
10-Sep-2016 17:12 Dr.John Smith Updated [Narrative]
16-May-2018 17:19 BEAVERSPOTTER Updated [Aircraft type]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description