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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 2871
Last updated: 4 May 2015
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Date:14-AUG-1967
Time:10:21
Type:Aero Commander 680FL
Owner/operator:Aviation Communications Ltd.
Registration: N6362U
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Greenland Ice Cap -   Greenland
Phase:
Nature:Survey
Departure airport:BIRK
Destination airport:BGKK
Narrative:
The flight was to drop off equipement at Kulusuk. The party were planning to salvage N6313U, another Aero Commander which had done a forced landing in February 1967. During the flight the plan was changed and they flew out over the icecap to try to locate N6313U. They flew into 'white out' conditions and crashed. Aircraft was owned by Atlantic Commanders. At time of crash operated by Aviation Communications Ltd Biggin Hill, Kent, UK.

Sources:
NTSB



14th August 1967 Greenland ice cap. Taken by my late father Sydney Joseph Woolterton.

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
11-Mar-2008 00:16 KevinW Updated
30-Apr-2015 07:49 109.151.170.230 Updated [, ]
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