ASN Aircraft accident Nord 2501D Noratlas GB+239 Hopsten AB
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Date:Thursday 13 May 1965
Type:Silhouette image of generic NORA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Nord 2501D Noratlas
Registration: GB+239
MSN: D175
First flight:
Engines: 2 Bristol Hercules 739
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Minor
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:near Hopsten AB (   Germany)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Mid-air collision with Lockheed TF-104G Starfighter DA+366 (cn 5733) from JG31 which was on night radar low level. The Starfighter made a safe emergency landing at Hopsten Air Base. The Noratlas continued the approach and landed safe as well.

Mid air collision
Forced landing on runway



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