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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 149254
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C42 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Comco Ikarus C42B Floatplane
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Skellefteå, Lill-Blåbergsträsk NE Burträsk -   Sweden
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Lake Lill-Blåbergsträsk
Destination airport:
An UL seaplane crashed on take-off and came to rest floating upside down. Some hunters heard the planes engine "sounding suspicious" followed by a metallic bang and silence. One person had left the a/c and was found beside the lake. The other person was rescued from inside the wreck but died shortly after.

Air Crash investigation suggest that the crash was most likely caused by ice on the wings, causing the plane to stall shortly after take-off.


Revision history:

22-Sep-2012 03:31 karpenko Added
22-Sep-2012 05:56 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities]
22-Sep-2012 09:33 Masen63 Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Plane category, ]
23-Sep-2012 03:05 Karpenko Updated [Aircraft type]
28-Sep-2012 05:33 Zimme Updated [Narrative]
29-Oct-2019 10:25 Uli Elch Updated [Operator]

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