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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 89467
 
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Date:23-JUL-1937
Time:
Type:Fokker C.V-E , S 6A
Owner/operator:Kungl Svenska Flygvapnet
Registration: 334
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lake Vättern -   Sweden
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:S Hästholmen
Destination airport:S Hästholmen
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Traget practise with machine gun. Witnesses heard a bang and saw the engine twist out and away from the aircraft damaging the wing. Nose pitches up, the aircraft stalls at 100m and crashes into lake Vänern upside down. The plane sinks within a few minutes.

Crew: Gösta Lilja jumped from the plane, found with open parachue and broken neck.
Pilot Stig Carlsson followed the plane when it sank, not recovered.

The a/c was discovered again 11 dec 2013, the remains of the pilot still in his seat. Buried 24 April 2014.


Sources:

1. http://vrakdykning-i-vattern.se/default.asp?No=s6
2. http://www.avrosys.nu/aircraft/Spaning/206s6/206S6.htm Sisterplane at museum, flewn by the crew some months before the crash.
3. http://forum.flyghistoria.org/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=8175&sid=d54dd963547b146c578689dee45b62bb
4. https://blogg.forsvarsmakten.se/flygvapenbloggen/2014/04/26/ett-sista-farval/ burial of the recovered pilot




Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Jan-2011 00:30 Masen63 Added
13-May-2011 06:58 Masen63 Updated [Date, Registration, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Dec-2013 17:09 Masen63 Updated [Source, Narrative]
22-May-2014 06:23 Masen63 Updated [Date, Source, Narrative]

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