Airplane Crash - Hommelfjell, Norway 11/07/1956

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Hommelfjell, Norway


Date11/07/1956
Time09:50
LocationHommelfjell, Norway
OperatorBraathens
RouteTrondheim - Oslo
Typede Havilland DH-114 Heron 2B
RegistrationLN-SUR
Cn/In14093
Aboard12
Fatalities2
Ground0
SummaryThe aircraft took off, experienced icing, lost altitude and crashed into Hommelfjell Mountain. Unusually heavy icing which the aircraft encountered. Severe downdraft immediately prior to the crash may have been a contributing factor.

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