Date & Time: Oct 30, 1942 at 0930 LT
Type of aircraft:
Junkers JU.52
Operator:
Registration:
7U+LK
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Military
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Oslo – Trondheim – Bardufoss – Banak
MSN:
1351
Country:
Norway
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
2
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The three-engine aircraft left Oslo-Fornebu Airport at 0830LT on a flight to Banak with intermediate stops in Trondheim and Bardufoss. About one hour into the flight, the crew encountered severe icing conditions and the captain decided to attempt an emergency landing. The aircraft crash landed near Overlihogda, northeast of Ringebu. The captain was killed and seven other occupants were wounded. Few hours later, one of the crew member died from his injuries.
Crew (2. Staffel KGrzbV.108):
Uffz Franz Stromberg, †
Uffz Nobel,
Obgfr Wilhelm Tönnes,
Obgfr Wilhelm Strehle.
Source & photo: http://ktsorens.tihlde.org/flyvrak/ringebu.html
Probable cause:
Icing.