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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139758
Last updated: 7 April 2021
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Date:01-MAY-1969
Time:15:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE95 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft B95 Travel Air
Owner/operator:private
Registration: LN-NPO
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Holmen/Drammen -   Norway
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Oslo/Fornebu (13:31)
Destination airport:SAAB Linköpings
Investigating agency: AIBN
Narrative:
The Band - "Bent Sølves Orchestra" was going to Sweden to have a concert in Lindköping and took off from Fornebu at 13:31 hours. After encountering bad weather en route, the pilot decided to turn back to Fornebu. One of the engines stopped and the plane went into a spin when flying over the city of Drammen west of Oslo and crashed. It bounced 30 meters after hitting the ground. The pilot and 5 bandmembers perished. One travelled by car and survived.

Sources:

ABC (Madrid) 2 May 1969, p53

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: AIBN
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Nov-2011 21:58 whiteshark Added
10-Nov-2011 02:46 whiteshark Updated [Destination airport, Narrative]
10-Nov-2011 03:00 whiteshark Updated [Aircraft type]
08-Mar-2016 19:17 TB Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
02-Mar-2017 20:37 PJ Updated [Phase, Destination airport]
14-Sep-2017 19:28 TB Updated [Operator]
15-Apr-2020 06:09 harro Updated [Source, Accident report, ]

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