Icelandair

Icelandair Saturday September 26, 1970
Crashed into mountains on Mueggenaes Island at an altitudwe of 1,500 ft., 2 miles off course, while descending, after holding for 20 minutes.

Crash Details

DateSaturday September 26, 1970
LocationNear Vagar, Faeroe Islands, Denmark
Passengers30
Crew4
Fatalities8
Survivors26
Aircraft TypeFokker F-27 Friendship 300
OperatorIcelandair
RegistrationTF-FIL
Flight Origin
Flight Destination
Near Vagar, Faeroe Islands, Denmark
Icelandair
Fokker F-27 Friendship 300
1970