Abandoned Plane Wreck Is Surprisingly Beautiful

Posted on Aug 18 2016 - 9:48am by Abi Smith
* Abi Smith for Airplanes,Attractions August 18, 2016

Back in 1973 a US Navy aircraft crash landed in Iceland. Thankfully, everyone survived during the impact however, the plane wasn’t so fortunate.

The wreckage has been abandoned on Vik’s Black Sand Beach for over 40 years after a decision was made to leave it rather than recover it.

Since then the DC-3 Plane has become quite the tourist attraction in Iceland and it isn’t hard to see why.

Rather than appearing eerie and disturbing is it a lot more beautiful thanks to the incredible northern lights that surround it from time to time.

Check out this eye-catching wreckage in the gallery below.

A Stunning Backdrop


Given the location where this plane crashed, it is surrounded by the most dramatic scenery.