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Last updated: 9 December 2021
Status:Definitief
Datum:vrijdag 19 maart 1993
Tijd:20:02
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 200 Super King Air
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:West Aviation
Registratie: LN-TSA
Constructienummer: BB-308
Bouwjaar: 1978
Aantal vlieguren:4032
Aantal vluchten:4787
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-41
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 8
Totaal:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 10
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:6 km (3.8 mijl) NE of Geilo-Dagali Airport (DLD) (   Noorwegen)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse charter
Vliegveld van vertrek:Bergen-Flesland Airport (BGO/ENBR), Noorwegen
Vliegveld van aankomst:Geilo-Dagali Airport (DLD/ENDI), Noorwegen
Beschrijving:
A Beechcraft 200 Super King Air, LN-TSA, was destroyed when it crashed on approach to Geilo-Dagali Airport (DLD), Norway in poor weather. Three occupants were killed, seven survived. It crashed into a hillside and plowed through 70 meters of fur trees before hitting the ground and rotating 180 degrees post impact. The fuselage was completely obliterated from the nose to the cockpit wall, both wings and tail fin broke off.
The airplane was chartered to Kvaerner Engineering.

Probable Cause:

- The crew did not complete the flight in full according to the instrument approach map. Parts of the approach were performed visually in hilly mountain terrain and in unsuitable weather conditions.
- West Aviation has not established a complete self-monitoring system. In addition, one and the same person (the commander) held a number of positions in the company. He was a board member, general manager, flight manager, operations manager, instructor and PFT instructor. He thus reported in cases of e.g. aviation safety significance to himself.
- The crew did not have sufficient prerequisites / experience / training to be able to exercise the cooperation in the cockpit that is required in the company's DHB.

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: AIBN
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 11 months
Accident number: 03/94
Download report: Final report


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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Bergen-Flesland Airport en Geilo-Dagali Airport bedraagt 180 km (113 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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