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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 181566
Last updated: 30 March 2021
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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-F
C/n / msn: N7062
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hjerkinn/Dovre -   Norway
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Sola Air Station
Destination airport:Sola Air Station
Two F-5A DP-F and DP-E from 718 squadron took off from Sola for a demonstration firing with 20 mm guns and 5 inches Zuni-missiles at Hjerkinn artillery range for an officers course. When levelling off after a dive DP-F lost 50 percent power on left engine. The speed drops to less than 200 knots even when all external weapons had been released. The plane lost height rapidly and the pilot captain Bernt Reppe ejected safely. He landed in a scree 500 meters from where the plane hit the ground north of Sn°heim inside Hjerkinn artillery range.


Revision history:

21-Nov-2015 19:40 TB Added
21-Nov-2015 20:35 TB Updated [Location, Source]
29-Sep-2017 13:21 whiteshark Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
29-Sep-2017 13:24 whiteshark Updated [Narrative]
29-Sep-2017 13:59 whiteshark Updated [Narrative]

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