Trondheim, Norway

The hotel in Egilsstadir was comfortable and the view from the hotel was nice, but the weather forecast was good for Trondheim.

Sunrise from the hotel

Sunrise from the hotel

The crew were running a little late as there were no cabs available and they needed to de-ice.

The de-icers

The de-icers

The flight was uneventful for the first 2 1/2 hours, cruising at 6000 feet, until the plane started to ice up.

Ice forming on the wings

Ice forming on the wings

They dropped down to 3000 feet and found warmer air. They stayed at 3000 feet for the next hour and a half.

Ice melting off the windshields

Ice melting off the windshields

At the four hour mark they tried 6000 feet again. An hour later they had to drop back down to about 2000 feet to get clear of the ice.

The water did not look inviting with a strong gale blowing.

The water did not look inviting with a strong gale blowing.

The airport is about an hour in from the coast. It was a welcome sight, but it took a while to land. They had to hold for departing traffic.

Final at Trondheim, nearing dusk.

Final at Trondheim, nearing dusk.

Fueling up at Trondheim, after dark.

Fueling up at Trondheim, after dark.

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