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Kato Air Accident - Bodo  
User currently offlineBackfire From Germany, joined Oct 2006, 0 posts, RR: 0
Posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days ago) and read 5157 times:

Understand a Kato Air Dornier 228 crash-landed at Bodo this morning.

Not many details, but all aboard apparently OK. Anyone know more?

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User currently offlineLN-ATC From Norway, joined Jul 2001, 62 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 4937 times:

This plane:
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Photo © Tom Strøm



More pictures in Norwegian papers: http://www.dagbladet.no/nyheter/2003/12/04/385257.html

4 people onboard, injured. At least two (copilot and one pax) seriously injured. Aircraft possibly hit by lightning during approach in bad weather, thunderstorm etc.



Anders Presterud, Stavanger, Norway
User currently offlineBackfire From Germany, joined Oct 2006, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 4876 times:

Just an observation, following the suggestion of a lightning strike - is that a burn-mark on the horizontal stabilizer?



User currently offlineBen From Switzerland, joined Aug 1999, 1391 posts, RR: 50
Reply 3, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 4762 times:

That does look like a burn mark.

I hear that because of this lightning strike on the horizontal stabiliser, they lost elevator control and had to fly with the trim only.

There are some other photos out there which show it from a different angle, and you can definitely see bits missing from the right-hand side of the horizontal stabiliser. It's not clear if the actual linkage is broken.


User currently offlineThom@s From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 11953 posts, RR: 46
Reply 4, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 4567 times:

That would explain the dramatic approach, dipping up and down. Not a pretty sight.  Sad

Thom@s



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User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 29800 posts, RR: 58
Reply 5, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 4239 times:

I am surprised the guy in the Right seat isn't dead.

Look at how much that cabin caved it.

During a crash sequence it probably flexed down a bit tighter then it finally ended up in that shot.



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User currently offlineTg 747-300 From Norway, joined Nov 1999, 1318 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 4096 times:

As Im currently at Bodo airport (serving my 9 months in the airforce), i might get out to the wrekage tomorrow.

Amyway the airport was closed from 9am until 1 pm, and I can tell you that it has been a windy day.

tg 747-300



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User currently offlineKaiGywer From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 12251 posts, RR: 35
Reply 7, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 3855 times:
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Take a look at the pictures on this page, which was posted in the national Norwegian newspaper VG. It clearly shows how the elevator was severely damaged.

http://www.vg.no/pub/vgart.hbs?artid=204425

I know it is in Norwegian, but the pictures speak for themselves.



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User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 29800 posts, RR: 58
Reply 8, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 3849 times:

Boy the overall shot from that angle in the above link makes the cabin look even more crushed then before!


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User currently offlineThom@s From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 11953 posts, RR: 46
Reply 9, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 3817 times:

Tg 747-300, I also serve my 9 months at Bodø. I saw the plane go down, and listend to the radio between emergency and rescue workers. Airport twr was shut down for as down for about 2-3 hours, partly because of the crash, but also because a lightning apparently hit the tower, disabeling the comunication with traffic.

Airport shut down for long periods today aswell due to heavy snow and slippery rwy. Aircrafts were earlierr today instructed to land on rwy 25 where the Do228 went down, but the threshhold was moved further in on the 3km long rwy. I heared ATC say at about 11AM that the wreckage had been moved from the rwy, and the planes could land as normal. I understand that the wreck has been put in a military hangar for further investigation.

Thom@s



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