Date & Time: Mar 15, 1978 at 0900 LT
Type of aircraft:
Lockheed C-121 Super Constellation
Southern Peninsula (Suðurnes)
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
While taxiing at Keflavik Airport, the left main gear collapsed. The airplane sank on its belly, causing the propellers of both left engine to struck the ground as well. A fuel tank was punctured and a fire erupted. All 17 occupants were able to evacuate safely while the aircraft was destroyed by fire.
Failure of the left main gear due to corrosion.