Norway’s first electric plane crash-lands on lake

Norway's first battery-powered aircraft piloted by Avinor Chief Executive Dag Falk-Petersen is seen partly submerged in a lake after crash-landing, in Nornestjonn, Arendal, Norway, August 14, 2019. NTB Scanpix/Hakon Mosvold Larsen via REUTERS

OSLO (Reuters) – Norway’s first battery-powered aircraft crash-landed on a lake on Wednesday, in a setback for the country’s aviation strategy, although police said the pilot and passenger both escaped unhurt. The plane’s owner, airport operator Avinor, told Reuters last year it hoped to see commercial passenger flights on electric planes by 2025. The two-seater […]

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