Accident Northrop F-5A AH-N, 08 May 1972
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 47084
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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: AH-N
MSN: N7070
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lifjell/Notodden -   Norway
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Rygge MAS (RYG)
Destination airport:Rygge (MAS) (RYG)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The plane was on a tactical/navigational trip at low altitude at around 2000 feet coming from Rygge. In the accident area at Husnatten on Lifjell in Bø, Telemark, the weather was hazy with limited visibility. This contributed to the accident. The plane hit the south-east slope of the mountain Husnatten at a eight of 700 meters. The pilot lieutenant Viggo Skundberg was killed. The mountain is named Bøkstulnatten. Pilot and plane belonged to 332 Squadron.


Revision history:

04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
20-Jan-2011 06:15 whiteshark Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Departure airport, Destination airport]
21-Nov-2015 18:43 TB Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Nov-2015 21:31 TB Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
29-Sep-2017 16:28 whiteshark Updated [Destination airport, Narrative]

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