ASN Aircraft accident Short S.25 Sandringham 6 LN-IAU Harstad
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Date:Monday 15 May 1950
Type:Silhouette image of generic SAND model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Short S.25 Sandringham 6
Operator:Det Norske Luftfartselskap - DNL
Registration: LN-IAU
MSN: SH.882
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 26
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 33
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Harstad (   Norway)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Harstad-Narvik-Evenes Airport (EVE/ENEV), Norway
Destination airport:Tromsø/Langnes Airport (TOS/ENTC), Norway
Crashed back into the sea shortly after takeoff. The Sandringham flying boat sank one hour later.


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Distance from Harstad-Narvik-Evenes Airport to Tromsø/Langnes Airport as the crow flies is 158 km (99 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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