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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 263091
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Date:26-MAY-2021
Time:c. 09:05
Type:Silhouette image of generic F5 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Northrop F-5E Tiger II
Owner/operator:Swiss Air Force
Registration: J-3089
MSN: L.1089
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Melchsee-Frutt, Obwalden -   Switzerland
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A Northrop F-5E Tiger II of the Swiss Air Force "Patrouille Suisse" crashed under unknown circumstances near Melchsee-Frutt, Obwalden.
The pilot ejected safely and the aircraft was destroyed.

Sources:

https://www.lenouvelliste.ch/articles/monde/un-avion-de-combat-s-ecrase-dans-le-canton-d-obwald-1076193
https://www.nzz.ch/schweiz/absturz-von-kampfjet-der-schweizer-armee-in-obwalden-ld.1627027?reduced=true
https://www.compuserve.com/news/world/story/0002/20210526/KCN2D70RZ_1?guccounter=1&guce_referrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuZ29vZ2xlLm5sLw&guce_referrer_sig=AQAAAHPm3iNuxAqEkZp-p0osAdSwUtef5-ODGTXR99n7PHCZ81OUZf1WoxoyyxWRy3WVsYt7Zz2cfdKcjlLPSPJnnW9tOhtybtxvxM-QgHfOZfg3DfO4BClIE6NrQ_dmct8yxQDqbXNI7Xa1vtWrfhAjIQTsS0-5CepKQrEcf4I7oc3C
ex.USAF/81-0848.
https://www.20min.ch/story/kampfjet-der-schweizer-armee-abgestuerzt-482515185952
https://cdn.jetphotos.com/full/5/98896_1618555265.jpg (photo)

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-May-2021 08:11 gerard57 Added
26-May-2021 08:46 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]
26-May-2021 08:46 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]
26-May-2021 09:21 A.J.Scholten Updated [Source]
26-May-2021 11:35 Anon. Updated [Source]
27-May-2021 06:10 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
27-May-2021 06:16 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
27-May-2021 09:34 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code]

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