Date & Time: Jul 29, 1940
Type of aircraft:
Waco UIC
Registration:
SE-AFF
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Military
Survivors:
No
MSN:
3831
Country:
Sweden
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
3
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
The aircraft was performing a regional flight on behalf of the Swedish Navy, with one pilot and three Swedish Officers on board. While flying along the east coast of Sweden, the aircraft was mistakenly shot down by an Swedish anti-aircraft battery and crashed on the Häradskär Island, east of Valdemarsvik. All four occupants were killed.
Probable cause:
Shot down by the Swedish Flak.