CFIT Accident Douglas C-47B-35-DK (DC-3) TF-AIO, Wednesday 3 May 1967
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Date:Wednesday 3 May 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47B-35-DK (DC-3)
Registration: TF-AIO
MSN: 33416/16668
Year of manufacture:1945
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Vestmannaeyjar -   Iceland
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Reykjavík Domestic Airport (RKV/BIRK)
Destination airport:Vestmannaeyjar Airport (VEY/BIVM)
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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