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Last updated: 16 October 2021
Estado:
Fecha:jueves 14 septiembre 1950
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54B-20-DO (DC-4)
Operador:Loftleidir
Registración: TF-RVC
Numéro de série: 27240
Ańo de Construcción: 1944
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 6
Dańos en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Vatnajökull Glacier (   Islandia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Luxembourg-Findel Airport (LUX/ELLX), Luxemburgo
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Reykjavík Domestic Airport (RKV/BIRK), Islandia
Descripción:
Crashed at an altitude of 6000 feet on the north-western slopes of the Vatnajökull Glacier.
The aircraft was located on September 19 and all crew were found to be alive.



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Distance from Luxembourg-Findel Airport to Reykjavík Domestic Airport as the crow flies is 2298 km (1437 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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