Date & Time: Apr 14, 1926
Type of aircraft:
LVG V.13 Strehla
Registration:
N-26
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Kjeller - Kjeller
MSN:
90
YOM:
29
Country:
Norway
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Aircraft was engaged in a special mission over Oslo to take part to the arrival of the scientist Roald Amundsen who was returning to Norway after his expedition in North Pole on board the airship 'Norge'. Shortly after takeoff from Kjeller Airport, aircraft stalled and crashed. While all three occupants were unhurt, aircraft was destroyed. Aircraft was piloted by Leif Lier with a mechanic. The passenger was a journalist working for the Norwegian daily newspaper named 'Aftenposten'.