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Last updated: 21 November 2017
Datum:Donnerstag 28 August 1947
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic SAND model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Short S.25 Sandringham 6
Fluggesellschaft:Det Norske Luftfartselskap - DNL
Kennzeichen: LN-IAV
Werknummer: SH.915
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 8
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 27 / Insassen: 27
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 35 / Insassen: 35
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:2 km (1.3 Meilen) N of Lødingen (   Norwegen)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Harstad Seaplane Base, Norwegen
Flug nach:Bodø Airport (BOO/ENBO), Norwegen
The flying boat flew into the side of the fog covered Kvammetind Mountain (400 m) at an altitude of 290 meters.
The airplane operated on a passenger service from Tromsø to Oslo via Harstad, Bodø, and Hommelvik.
Cause: navigation error.



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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Harstad Seaplane Base to Bodø Airport as the crow flies is 192 km (120 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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