Statement on Accident SK1209 Routed Copenhagen – Aalborg
Scandinavian Airlines regrets to confirm that one of its aircraft, a Dash 8-400 (Q400) with flight number SK1209 from Copenhagen to Aalborg was involved in an accident at Aalborg Airport, at 16:10 hrs local time today.
Prior to the accident problems with the aircrafts main landing gear was identified and the pilots prepared a controlled emergency landing. After landing the right main gear collapsed.
There where 69 passengers and 4 crew onboard and we can confirm that 5 passengers have been lightly injured during evacuation.
A team of specially-trained SAS personnel is at Aalborg Airport to provide assistance.
SK1209 is a code-share* flight with Spanair flight number JK9101, BMI flight number BD3923 and Lufthansa flight number LH6002.
The Danish Accident Investigation Board will investigate the accident. Scandinavian Airlines continues its operations as scheduled.
The media information center can be contacted at the following number: +45 32 32 31 35
A special telephone has been established for relatives and friends: +45 32 32 60 01.
* Code-share – When two or more airlines state their flight number in the timetable for
the same flight, while only one of the airlines operates the flight.
SAS Group Corporate Communications