Finnair Flight 217

Finnair Flight 217Friday November 8, 1963
The aircraft flew below the safe flying altitude and hit trees on the approach line in fog. Wrong indication of the pilot's altimeter during the instrument approach. Landing carried out in below minimum conditions.

Crash Details

DateFriday November 8, 1963
LocationMariehamn, Aaland Island, Finland
Passengers21
Crew3
Fatalities22
Survivors2
Aircraft TypeDouglas DC-3
OperatorFinnair
RegistrationOH-LCA
Flight OriginTurku
Flight Destination Mariehamn
Mariehamn, Aaland Island, Finland
Finnair
Douglas DC-3
1963