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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 164109
Last updated: 9 June 2020
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Date:25-NOV-1941
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic a17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Northrop 8A-1 (SAAB) B 5C
Owner/operator:Flygvapnet, Swedish Air Force
Registration: 7100
C/n / msn: 275
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:F 4, Frösön, Östersund -   Sweden
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed, (post impact?) fire. Two possible explanations presented in investigation:
a. pilot close to the ground unintentionally, pulls up hard, stalls, folds and crashes.
b. fuel cap right wing tank falls of, exhaust ignites fuel vapor (tank empty), tank explodes and the wing falls off.
Mark: 4-100.

Sources:

flyghistoria.org


Revision history:

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20-Feb-2014 18:11 Masen63 Added

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