Date & Time: Dec 4, 2003 at 0909 LT
Type of aircraft:
Dornier DO228
Operator:
Registration:
LN-HTA
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Rost-Bodo
MSN:
8127
YOM:
1987
Flight number:
KAT603
Country:
Norway
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
6400
Captain / Total hours on type:
700
Copilot / Total flying hours:
1450
Copilot / Total hours on type:
260
Aircraft flight hours:
11069
Circumstances:
The pilot aborted his first approach after the aircraft was hit by lightning. On second attempt to land, the airplane hit violently the runway 25 surface, lost its undercarriage and came to rest. The wind was gusting up to 49 knots with thunderstorms activity.