Braathens plane crashes

The following are significant events involving the airline or its subsidiares since 1970. The numbered events are those involving at least one passenger death where the aircraft flight had a direct or indirect role, and where at least one of the dead passengers was not a stowaway, hijacker, or saboteur. The airline merged with SAS Airlines in 2004.

  1. 23 December 1972; Braathens SAFE F28-1000; Skaugum, Norway: The aircraft hit high ground 9.5 miles (15 km) from the airport at about 1350 feet (410 meters) during a night instrument landing approach in fog and low cloud. All three crew members and 37 of the 42 passengers were killed.
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Braathens plane crashes -- Revised: 26 January 2017