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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18918
Last updated: 5 December 2021
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Date:06-JUL-1987
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic P68 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Partenavia P.68B Observer
Owner/operator:Octavia Air
Registration: G-SPOT
MSN: 15
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Vagar, Faroe Islands -   Denmark
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Aberdeen-Dyce Airport (ABZ/EGPD)
Destination airport:Vagar Airport (EKVG)
Narrative:
Struck a mountain at 150m and crashed into a fjord near Vagar, Faroe Islands, on 6/7/1987. The aircraft was approaching Vagar en route from Aberdeen, Scotland. All three persons on board were killed

Sources:

http://www.caa.co.uk/aircraft-registration/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V%C3%A1gar_Airport
https://ukga.com/forum/viewthread?showAll=true&forumThreadId=5157


Images:

Photo of G-SPOT courtesy AirHistory.net


Greenham Common (EGVI) (closed)
June 1981; (c) M D West

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
07-Aug-2008 11:24 harro Updated
19-Aug-2011 03:29 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
23-Dec-2012 17:44 Dr. John Smith Updated [Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
19-May-2013 22:27 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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