British Eagle International Airlines Flight 802

British Eagle International Airlines Flight 802Saturday February 29, 1964
The aircraft crashed into Mt. Glungezer and then slid down a gorge, 10 miles ESE of the airport while in a holding pattern. The pilot descended below the minimum safe altitude in an apparent attempt to penetrate the overcast flying VFR in IFR conditions.

Crash Details

DateSaturday February 29, 1964
LocationNear Innsbruck, Austria
Passengers75
Crew8
Fatalities83
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeBristol Britannia 312
OperatorBritish Eagle International Airlines
RegistrationG-AOVO
Flight OriginLondon
Flight Destination Innsbruck
Near Innsbruck, Austria
British Eagle International Airlines
Bristol Britannia 312
1964