Incident Northrop F-5A RI-H, 29 Sep 1970
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 89242
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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: RI-H
MSN: N7042
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gildeskål/Fugløya -   Norway
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Bodø Main Air Station
Destination airport:Bodø Main Air Station
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Went from Bodø on a four plane formation on a weapon flight to Vestfjord (artillery range). They started at an altitude of 2500 feet around 3 nautical miles west of Fugløy in Gildeskål when it collided with RI-F (66-9218) during a formation shift. The pilot second lieutenant Trond Arnfinnsen ejected safely. The plane hit water north-west of Fugløy and lays at depth of 100 meters.


Revision history:

20-Jan-2011 09:40 whiteshark Added
21-Jan-2011 03:14 whiteshark Updated [Aircraft type, Location]
21-Nov-2015 18:50 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
21-Nov-2015 20:46 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Location, Nature, Source]
29-Sep-2017 08:36 whiteshark Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
29-Sep-2017 08:56 whiteshark Updated [Narrative]

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