Wideroe's Flyveselksap Flight 933

Wideroe's Flyveselksap Flight 933Thursday March 11, 1982
The aircraft crashed while on a flight from Berlevåg to Mehamn after the failure of the tail fin and rudder in moderate turbulence. Overload due to a combination of clear air turbulence, mountain wave and the pilots spontaneous improper actions. There is some controversy surrounding this crash including the possiblity the aircraft was shot down by or collided with a British NATO Harrier jet fighter.

Crash Details

DateThursday March 11, 1982
LocationMehamn, Norway
Passengers13
Crew2
Fatalities15
Survivors0
Aircraft Typede Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
OperatorWideroe's Flyveselksap
RegistrationLN-BNK
Flight OriginBerlevag
Flight Destination Mehamn
Mehamn, Norway
Wideroe's Flyveselksap
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
1982