Seaboard DC-4 Accident in Iceland

On March 30, 1951, N74644, a Seaboard DC-4, approached Reykjavík‑Keflavík International Airport in Iceland for landing. Following a GCA (ground‑controlled approach), it hit a frozen snow bank on the side of the runway. The aircraft caught fire and was damaged beyond repair but there were no fatalities among the 6 crew members.

The crewmembers were:

CaptainJoe Kuklewicz
Relief CaptainWalter Kupchak
Co-pilotEd Mitchell
Radio Operator 

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