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Accident description
Last updated: 13 October 2015
Date:Thursday 28 August 1947
Type:Shorts S.25 Sandringham 6
Operator:Det Norske Luftfartselskap - DNL
Registration: LN-IAV
C/n / msn: SH.915
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Passengers:Fatalities: 27 / Occupants: 27
Total:Fatalities: 35 / Occupants: 35
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:31 km (19.4 mls) NE of Harstad (   Norway)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Troms°/Langnes Airport (TOS/ENTC), Norway
Destination airport:Oslo (unknown airport), Norway
The flying boat flew into the side of the Klubben Mountain.



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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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