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Last updated: 30 September 2016
Datum:Samstag 23 Dezember 1972
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic F28 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-28 Fellowship 1000
Fluggesellschaft:Braathens SAFE
Kennzeichen: LN-SUY
Werknummer: 11011
Baujahr: 1969
Anzahl Zyklen der Zelle:16710
Triebwerk: 2 Rolls-Royce Spey 555-15
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 37 / Insassen: 42
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 40 / Insassen: 45
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:18 km (11.3 Meilen) W of Oslo (   Norwegen)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Ålesund-Vigra Airport (AES/ENAL), Norwegen
Flug nach:Oslo-Fornebu Airport (FBU/ENFB), Norwegen
Braathens flight 239 turned some 10 NM ahead of the ILS-procedure for runway 06 while having private communications regarding Christmas with the ACC-controller. The F-28 also descended below MSA and lowered the gear and flaps as it was established on the ILS. It then flew into the woods more than 4 NM off course in darkness and fog. Possible cause of the accident was either a controlled short-cut towards the ILS or/incl. false ILS-signals in that area.

» Willem Wendt

Official accident investigation report
investigating agency: Flyhavarikommisjon - Norway
report status: Final
report number: Final Report
report released:17 December 1975
duration of investigation: 2 years and 12 months
download report: Final Report


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Distance from Ålesund-Vigra Airport to Oslo-Fornebu Airport as the crow flies is 379 km (237 miles).

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