Narrative:Flight 821 took off from Stockholm at 06:37 for a flight to Gothenburg. Insufficient visual references caused the crew to discontinue the first approach at critical height. On the second approach, the captain took over control at low altitude and landed heavily 3000 feet after the threshold.
|Date:||Saturday 23 December 1967|
|C/n / msn:|| 43275/192|
|First flight:|| 1951|
|Engines:|| 4 Pratt & Whitney R-2800|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 49|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 55 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Göteborg-Torslanda Airport (Sweden)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Nature:||Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Stockholm-Arlanda Airport (ARN/ESSA), Sweden|
|Destination airport:||Göteborg-Torslanda Airport (GOT/ESGB), Sweden|
PROBABLE CAUSE: "Nonregulative use of reverse before firm ground contact."
» ICAO Circular 88-AN/74 Volume II (260-263)
HB-IBE was sold as OY-EAN in June 1962
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 Stockholm-Arlanda Airport to Göteborg-Torslanda Airport as the crow flies is 412 km (257 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networks opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.