The name 'Glofaxi' can be discerned on the
original print of this DC-3, making it TF-ISA.
Olafur Sigurdsson in Iceland advises that 'Faxi' in Icelandic
translates to 'Horse' and that
Flugfelag aircraft had 'Faxi' names. 'Glowfaxi' was "Glowing
Horse". TF-ISA was the
third DC-3 in the fleet (following TF-ISH and -ISG respectively).
42-92389 and RAF Dakota FZ628 it was civilianized in 1946 as
PH-NZR. In February
1967 it was landing on skis at Danmarkshavn, Greenland, and during
taxiing one ski hit
obstruction causing the gear to collapse. Due to the extreme
weather conditions the
aircraft could not be repaired in situ and it was dismantled and all
valuable items removed.
empty hulk was then burned.