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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 89275
Last updated: 7 April 2020
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Date:22-APR-1969
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: AH-L
C/n / msn: N7053
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Degernes/Rakkestad -   Norway
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Rygge MAS (RYG)
Destination airport:Rygge (MAS) (RYG)
Narrative:
While lining up for landing at Rygge the plane hit the ground south of Sølvskutt gård at Degernes Rakkestad. The plane was supposed to sink to 4000 feet but exceeded that height and came much lower. Pilot sergeant Halvard A. Theodorsen was killed in the crash.

Sources:

http://flydeb.net/northrop/F-5.serials/index.html
https://www.nrk.no/norge/disse-norske-pilotene-omkom-1.11637858


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Jan-2011 04:14 whiteshark Added
24-Jan-2011 15:40 whiteshark Updated [Location]
10-Nov-2011 01:21 whiteshark Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Departure airport]
20-Nov-2015 19:05 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
29-Sep-2017 13:22 whiteshark Updated [Destination airport, Narrative]

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