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Solheimasandur Plane Wreck, Iceland


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Subjects : In November 1973, a Douglas Super DC-3 US Navy made an emergency landing on the beach Solheimasandur, Iceland. There were no casualties, but since the aircraft was unrecoverable was left there, after removing some parts. Even today you can see the wreck in the middle of the lunar landscape of black sand.

Recommended equipment : Wide-angle, standard zoom or telephoto lens, depending on the result to be obtained. As always, also brought a tripod.

Best months : All year round, can be reached in winter.

How to get there : And 'quite close to the famous waterfall Skogafoss: on the ring road, at coordinates 63.4912391, -19.3632810, you will find a small dirt road that goes towards the beach, indicating "Solheimajokull 221". Follow the road for a few kilometers and you will reach the aircraft; a 4x4 is recommended. It 'very useful also a GPS the exact coordinates of the plane: 63.459065, -19.364855

Visits : Freely accessible

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Sunrise: 03:05, Sunset: 23:35

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