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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 212416
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Date:99-???-1947
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SB91 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Saab 91A Safir
Owner/operator:Imperial Ethiopian Air Force
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: -   Ethiopia
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
In a Swedish article about the fatal accident with SAAB 91A SE-BFT 31 may 1948 it says (freely translated from Swedish):
"The first crash with a SAAB Safir happened in Abyssinia one and a half year ago. The plane was a total w/o and was flewn by a Hungarian en Ethiopian service. Cause was pilot error."

Sources:

http://gustavsviksflygfalt.se/bild/orebro-kuriren/1948/48-06-01_OK_Safirolyckan_s1s10_w1600.jpg

https://forum.flyghistoria.org/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=3364


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Jun-2018 15:44 Masen63 Added
15-Jul-2018 13:16 TB Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
14-Nov-2021 07:34 Johnny Comstedt Updated [Source]

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