Accident Northrop F-5A MU-M, 09 Jul 1970
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 89244
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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: MU-M
MSN: N7036
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Robekknuten/Selfjord -   Norway
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Ørland Main Air Station
Destination airport:Ørland Main Air Station
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Went from Ørland on a two plane formation on a tactical/navigation mission on a target at Mandal. During penetration of a cloudlayer in a left turn the plane was loosing altitude and hit a mountain side 1 km north-west of Robekknuten near Mjøsvann in Seljord. The pilot lieutenant colonel Bjørn Hermod Hamnes was killed (OPS group chief at Ørland). The weather conditions were difficult with disorientating cloudlayers.


Revision history:

20-Jan-2011 09:51 whiteshark Added
21-Jan-2011 03:11 whiteshark Updated [Aircraft type]
21-Nov-2015 19:06 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Nature, Source]
21-Nov-2015 20:43 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
29-Sep-2017 08:36 whiteshark Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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