Date: February 29, 1964
Time: 14:14
Location: Near Innsbruck, Austria
Operator: British Eagle International Airlines
Flight #: 802
Route: London - Innsbruck
AC Type: Bristol Britannia 312
Registration: G-AOVO
cn / ln: 13423
Aboard: 83   (passengers:75  crew:8)
Fatalities: 83   (passengers:75  crew:8)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft crashed into Mt. Glungezer and then slid down a gorge, 10 miles ESE of the airport while in a holding pattern. The pilot descended below the minimum safe altitude in an apparent attempt to penetrate the overcast flying VFR in IFR conditions.

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