Accident Northrop F-5A 223,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 47074
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Date:Tuesday 5 December 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic F5 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Northrop F-5A
Owner/operator:Luftforsvaret (RNoAF)
Registration: 223
MSN: N7046
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Fjærekjerringa/Bodø -   Norway
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Bodø MAS (BOO/ENBO)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A formation of three F-5A took off from Bodø on a training mission to deliver weapons at low altitude at Setermoen skytefelt (artillery range) at night. Number 1 and 2 in the formation hit the mountain Fjærekjerringa on the island Kjærringøy 15 nautical miles north of Bodø 30 meters beneath the top of the ridge at an altitude of 1700 feet around six minutes after departure from Bodø. Pilot Lieutenant Tor Sandvik and another pilot flying no 127 from 336 squadron were killed.


Revision history:

04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
20-Jan-2011 13:24 whiteshark Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Country, Narrative]
21-Nov-2015 18:48 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Source]
22-Nov-2015 20:50 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
02-Oct-2017 18:56 whiteshark Updated [Phase, Narrative]
15-Nov-2018 19:44 TB Updated [Location, Narrative]

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