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Plane Wreck

Iceland, ISL, blue sky, clouds, coast, Douglas C 117-D, lava sand, Austurland, Sólheimasandur, Solheimasandur

The wreck of a Douglas C 117-D on lava sand below a cloudy sky. The US navy plane had to emergency land at the coast near Sólheimasandur in 1973. Sólheimasandur is near Vík í Mýrdal in Suðurland, Iceland. This photo was taken at noon on a cloudy day in September of 2013. This photo is part of the South of Iceland gallery. This photo was taken with a digital camera.