Date & Time: Jul 12, 1920
Operator:
Registration:
F38
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Postal (mail)
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Horten - Oslo
Country:
Norway
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Horten Bay, aircraft stalled while turning at low height and crashed into the sea. All three occupants were rescued while the aircraft sunk. Crew was performing a mail flight to Kristiana (Oslo). According to Norwegian authorities, high winds blew at the time of the accident.
Crew:
Lt Sven Brun.
Passengers:
Mr. Hiorth, postman
Leif Sinding, journalist by the Norwegian newspaper Morgenbladet.