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Dalarna

Crash of a Piper PA-31-350 Navajo Chieftain in Borlänge: 1 killed

Date & Time: Oct 22, 1986
Registration:
SE-IDU
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
MSN:
31-8152036
YOM:
1981
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
On approach to Borlänge-Dala Airport, the twin engine aircraft struck tree tops and crashed in a wooded area located 11 km short of runway 14. The pilot, sole on board, was killed.

Crash of a Mitsubishi MU-2B-25 Marquise in Trängslet: 2 killed

Date & Time: Feb 16, 1986 at 1420 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
SE-IOU
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
MSN:
304
YOM:
1974
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Captain / Total flying hours:
3300
Captain / Total hours on type:
900.00
Aircraft flight hours:
2365
Circumstances:
The crew was engaged in a local 'training' mission in the region of Trängslet as the aircraft was used as a moving target for the Swedish Army. While flying at low altitude, the aircraft struck a pine with its left wing that was partially torn off. The aircraft lost height then crashed 500 meters further. Both pilots were killed.
Probable cause:
The aircraft crashed after flying at an insufficient altitude because:
- The crew propensity to fly below the prescribed altitude, or
- Some behavior in the cockpit or other factors on the ground that may affected the attention of the crew.
Final Report:

Crash of a Piper PA-31-310 Navajo C in Borlänge: 1 killed

Date & Time: Jun 30, 1983 at 0855 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
SE-GIS
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Mora – Gävle
MSN:
31-7512028
YOM:
1975
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
The pilot was completing a positioning flight from Mora to Gävle. En route, while flying in marginal weather conditions over the Borlänge area, the pilot misinterpreted instruments settings and started a descent to the Borlänge-Dala Airport while he was supposed to land at Gävle-Sandviken Airport located about 85 km east of its actual position. Due to poor visibility, he was unable to locate the airport. Following two missed approaches, the twin engine airplane struck a hill and crashed about 4 km south of Borlänge. The pilot, sole on board, was killed.
Probable cause:
Crew error.

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 FVM S.21 on Lake Bäsingen: 2 killed

Date & Time: Mar 4, 1925
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
4218
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
Crew was performing a training mission in the region of Avesta, Sweden. While completing a turn at low height, aircraft hit the icy surface of Lake Bäsingen and crashed. Both pilots were killed.