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C-47 #17171

United States Navy C-47 Transport #17171 crash landed on the southern coast of Iceland in 1973. Despite encountering severe icing conditions the pilot was able to crash land on the black sand beaches near Vík í Mýrdal. All crew and passengers survived.

TAGS: Aircraft, Iceland

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Lakewood, Colorado, United States of America
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© Noah Bryant.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2016
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 28, 2016, 9:35 p.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Vík í Mýrdal , Iceland