Incident Piper PA-31-310 Navajo TF-RTR, 11 Mar 1981
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 27599
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Type:Silhouette image of generic PA31 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-31-310 Navajo
Owner/operator:Flugfelag Austurlands
Registration: TF-RTR
MSN: 31-68
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hofn/Hornarfjordur (BIHN) -   Iceland
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Hofn/Hornarfjordur (BIHN)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Made in 1967: Formerly N9047Y, Registered 12-4-1967 to A/B Nyge-Aero, Nykoping (registrstion reserved 27-9-1967) Sold 24-1-1968 to South Aero Aviation A/B, Hultsfred. Re-registered 11-3-1972 to South Aero/Be-Ge A/B, Oskarshamn (replaced by SE-FTE). Re-registered 8-5-1974 to Q. A Holmstrom Flights, Vimmerby. Registered 13-6-1978, as TF-RTR property of Hekla Holdiags Ltd., Nassau, Bahamas, custody of East Iceland Airline hf. It was purchased from Sweden (SE-EZL). Intended for passengers and cargo.

Written off 11-3-1981 when crashed during the initial climb out phase from Hofn/Hornarfjordur (BIHN) Iceland


1. Svensk Flyghistorisk Förening: Svenskt Civilregister

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
13-Jun-2013 14:43 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
13-May-2015 01:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Sep-2017 21:09 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]

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