Trans-Polar Airways of Sweden opened in 1971. The founder was Tom Rhodes and the current CEO is Benji Marks.
|Aircraft||Amount Operated||Dates Operated||Notes|
|Boeing 707-320B||2||1971-1992||1 Scrapped; 1 Preserved|
Incidents & Accidents Edit
TransPolar Flight 2 on March 3, 1973, from Stockholm to Beijing suffered serious damage over Russia, after it hit a Cessna 170 operated by Soviet Air Charters. The 707 was replaced by another 707. 46 passengers and crew were injured. All of the 3 people on the Cessna 170 were killed.
TransPolar Flight 139 operated onbehalf of Air Greenland from Stockholm to Kangerlussuaq on August 2, 2004 on a Boeing 737-300 with 106 people onboard suffered a birdstrike after take-off from Stockholm. The aircraft landed less than 100 meters ahead of the runway. 7 passengers and crew members were injured. The aircraft was written off and replaced with a Boeing 737-700.