Gear-up landing Incident Grumman HU-16B/ASW Albatross KK-A, Sunday 18 August 1963
ASN logo
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:Sunday 18 August 1963
Type:Silhouette image of generic U16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Grumman HU-16B/ASW Albatross
Registration: KK-A
MSN: G-183
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:N of Nordkynhalvøya -   Norway
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Flew into the sea in good weather and while low flying. Big hull in right side of fuselage and hydraulic and control systems damaged. Flown to Andøya and belly landed. Rebuilt at Horten from 1963 to 1967 and than to Spain as AN.1B-13. Pilot Cap Bodvar Sand and co-pilot Ltn Per Reidar Andersen.


Flynytt 1/2002, p23

Revision history:

04-Sep-2017 12:24 TB Added
04-Sep-2017 12:42 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description

The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF on social media FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2024 Flight Safety Foundation

1920 Ballenger Av, 4th Fl.
Alexandria, Virginia 22314