Narrative:Both pilots and a passenger were seriously injured when a man attacked the pilots with an axe. Kato Air flight 605 was on approach to Bod° airport. Several passengers tried to restrain the man as the pilots regained control of the airplane and emergency landed at Bod°. The assailant was an asylum seeker whose application for asylum had reportedly been rejected.
|Date:||29 SEP 2004|
|C/n / msn:|| 8192|
|First flight:|| 1990|
|Engines:|| 2 Garrett TPE331-5A-252D|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9 |
|Airplane damage:|| None|
|Location:||Bod° Airport (BOO) (Norway)
|Phase:|| Unknown (UNK)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Narvik-Framnes Airport (NVK/ENNK), Norway|
|Destination airport:||Bod° Airport (BOO/ENBO), Norway|
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Narvik-Framnes Airport to Bod° Airport as the crow flies is 180 km (112 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.