Accident Northrop F-5A DP-J, 22 Sep 1971
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 47092
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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-J
MSN: N7066
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sola Air Station (SVG) -   Norway
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Sola Air Station (SVG/ENZV)
Destination airport:Sola Air Station (SVG/ENZV)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
While on a night flight the plane climbed after a touch and go landing when experiencing problems with left engine right afterburner was turned on to compensate for the powerloss. This didnt help and in a slight left turn the plane lost height and hit the ground 800 meters beyond runway 18. The pilot Captain Emil Vikan was killled. Plane and pilot belonged to 718 Squadron.


Revision history:

04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
21-Nov-2015 19:02 TB Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Nov-2015 20:57 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
29-Sep-2017 13:21 whiteshark Updated [Destination airport, Narrative]

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