ASN Aircraft accident Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar 12695/BW-E Røros Airport (RRS)
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Date:Friday 6 December 1968
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar
Operator:Royal Norwegian Air Force - RNoAF
Registration: 12695/BW-E
MSN: 10684
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Røros Airport (RRS) (   Norway)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Røros Airport (RRS/ENRO), Norway
The Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar transport plane, coded BW-E, came in too low while landing at Røros Airport (RRS), Norway. The left hand main gear struck the ground some 13 m short of the runway. The gear collapsed and the airplane the slid off the side of the runway.

Runway excursion

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