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Date:24-MAR-1944
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH83 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.83 Fox Moth
Owner/operator:Operated by Ostersunds Flygklubb.
Registration: SE-AFL
C/n / msn: 4022
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near Ostersund -   Sweden
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Ostersund, Sweden
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Registered as G-ABZN [C of R 3913] 28.9.32 to The De Havilland Aircraft Co Ltd, Stag Lane, Edgware, Middlesex. C of A 3593 issued 1.11.32. Registration G-ABZN cancelled 3.33 as sold abroad. Sold to Airwork Ltd and registered SU-ABA 3.33 to Misr Airwork Ltd, Almaza, Cairo, Egypt. Returned to UK and registration G-ABZN [C of R 6134] restored 29.7.35 to Airwork Ltd, Heston Aerodrome, Heston, Middlesex. C of A renewed 14.8.35. Sold early 1936.

Registration G-ABZN cancelled 2.9.36 as sold. Flown London-Schiphol-Hamburg-Kastrup-Goteborg-Bromma on delivery flight later in 9.36 by A Hansson. Damaged Leksand during ferry flight; to ASJA for repairs. Re-registered SE-AFL [C of R 152/C of A 201] 5.3.37 to Per A Nilsson & Jonas E Andersson, Skarvangen/Hammerdal [operated on floats during summer].

Crashed (collided with buoy) and sank Lake Laxsjon 7.6.38; salvaged and repaired. Sold 15.10.38 to G Unger and K.S. Gunnerfeldt, Hammerdal/Ostersund. Sold 18.1.39 to G.E. Rahm and K.G. Unger, Ostersund/Hammerdal. 16.3.41 to a Nordflyg (Nilsson, Gunnerfeldt, Rahm, Unger). Registered 31.8.42 to Motor A/B Ess, Gavle. Operated (on loan/lease) by Ostersunds Flygklubb.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when ran out of fuel and crashed in emergency landing near Ostersund 24.3.44; pilot Y Ryman, injured, passenger R Berglund died. Registration SE-AFL cancelled 28.4.44.

Remains/parts sold to Mr Harkmann, Borlange and then in 1989 to G Claesson, Karemo. Three wings sold in 1990 to Bjorn Blomstrand, Vastervik to be used in construction of DH.60 SE-BBT/SE-AMO

Sources:

1. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh83.pdf
2. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/component/content/article/15-aeroplanes/76-register-gb-g-ab
3. https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-ABZN.pdf
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A4.htmll
5. http://forum.flyghistoria.org/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=3556


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Dec-2017 22:46 Dr. John Smith Added
10-Dec-2017 22:48 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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