- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: November 08, 1963
Time: 17:59
Location: Mariehamn, Aaland Island, Finland
Operator: Finnair
Flight #: 217
Route: Turku - Mariehamn
AC Type: Douglas DC-3
Registration: OH-LCA
cn / ln: 9799
Aboard: 24   (passengers:21  crew:3)
Fatalities: 22   (passengers:19  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft flew below the safe flying altitude and hit trees on the approach line in fog. Wrong indication of the pilot's altimeter during the instrument approach. Landing carried out in below minimum conditions.
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