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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 47092
Last updated: 4 December 2019
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Date:22-SEP-1971
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F5 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Northrop F-5A
Owner/operator:Luftforsvaret (RNoAF)
Registration: DP-J
C/n / msn: N7066
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sola Air Station (SVG) -   Norway
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Sola Air Station (SVG/ENZV)
Destination airport:Sola Air Station (SVG/ENZV)
Narrative:
While on a night flight the plane climbed after a touch and go landing when experiencing problems with left engine right afterburner was turned on to compensate for the powerloss. This didnt help and in a slight left turn the plane lost height and hit the ground 800 meters beyond runway 18. The pilot Captain Emil Vikan was killled. Plane and pilot belonged to 718 Squadron.

Sources:

https://www.nrk.no/norge/disse-norske-pilotene-omkom-1.11637858
https://www.ditudo.com/?utm_source=newikis.com&utm_medium=referral


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
21-Nov-2015 19:02 TB Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Nov-2015 20:57 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
29-Sep-2017 13:21 whiteshark Updated [Destination airport, Narrative]

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