Crash of a Waco YKS-7 in Malung: 2 killed

Date & Time: Jan 26, 1949
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
SE-AKX
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
4690
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from the Öjesjön Lake in Malung, while in initial climb, the single engine aircraft stalled and crashed into the lake. Two passengers were killed while three other occupants were injured. It was reported that the pilot and the aircraft were not authorized to perform sightseeing flights.

Crash of a Waco YKS-7 in Luspebryggan

Date & Time: Feb 10, 1945
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
SE-ANG
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
4603
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
While cruising in a snowstorm, the pilot was forced to attempt an emergency landing in Luspebryggan. While the pilot, a Norwegian citizen operating a special mission for the British Intelligence Service, was unhurt, the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Waco YKS-7 in Reykjavik: 2 killed

Date & Time: Apr 14, 1942
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
TF-ORN
Survivors:
No
MSN:
4683
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
Shortly after take off from Reykjavik, the engine failed. The pilot decided to return and on final approach, the aircraft stalled and crashed short of runway . Both occupants were killed.
Probable cause:
Engine failure.