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Östergötland

Crash of a Douglas DC-6V in Norköpping

Date & Time: Nov 28, 1957
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
SE-BDP
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Norköpping - Norköpping
MSN:
43747
YOM:
1953
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The crew was performing a local training flight out from Norrköping-Kungsängen Airport. In flight, the captain informed ATC that an engine caught fire and obtained the permission for an emergency landing. Following technical issues, the crew was unable to lower the undercarriage and a belly landing was carried out. The airplane slid for several yards and came to rest in flames. All five crew members escaped uninjured while the aircraft was destroyed.
Probable cause:
Engine failure.

Crash of an Avro 683 Lancaster I near Malmen AFB: 2 killed

Date & Time: May 8, 1956
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
80001
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Malmen - Malmen
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The crew (two pilots and two engineers) were involved in a local test flight following engine maintenance and modification. Shortly after takeoff from Malmen AFB, while climbing, the engine number one caught fire. Both engineers were able to bail out and were found alive while both pilots were killed when the aircraft crashed in a huge explosion in Slaka Kyrka, about 4 km south of the airbase.
Probable cause:
Loss of control during initial climb following fire on engine number one.

Crash of a Caudron C.635 Simoun into the Vättern Lake: 2 killed

Date & Time: Sep 19, 1943
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
SE-AKZ
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Jönköping - Jönköping
MSN:
8825.569
YOM:
1938
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The crew was performing a practice mission over Vättern Lake and the aircraft was towing a target for an anti-aircraft battery exercise. During a turn, the elevator was blocked by the towed wire and the aircraft went out of control and crashed into the Vättern Lake, about 60 km northeast of Jönköping and sank by a deep of 90 meters. Both crew members were killed.
Crew:
John Martinsson, pilot,
Karl Arne Glinge, mechanic.
Probable cause:
Elevator jammed by a towed cable in flight.

Crash of a Caproni Ca.133 RPS B.16A near Linköping

Date & Time: May 12, 1942
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
3337
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
4944
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
En route, a flare was lit inside the cabin (intentionally or accidentally ?). This cause a fire that could not be extinguished by the crew who eventually decided to abandon the aircraft and bailed out. Out of control, the aircraft dove into the ground and crashed in a pasture. While it was destroyed, all four crew members were rescued.
Probable cause:
In flight fire caused by an intentional or accidental ignition of a flare.

Crash of a Waco UIC-4 on Häradskär Island: 4 killed

Date & Time: Jul 29, 1940
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
SE-AFF
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
MSN:
3831
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
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.

Crash of a De Havilland DH.60T Moth Trainer in Malmslätt

Date & Time: Aug 6, 1936
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
5-3
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Linköping - Linköping
MSN:
1719
YOM:
1931
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The pilot was performing a circular training flight from Linköping Airport. While flying at low height over the city of Malmslätt, east of Linköping, the single engine aircraft hit a pine tree and crashed. The pilot was injured while the aircraft was destroyed.

Crash of a Junkers W.33d off Valdermarsvik: 2 killed

Date & Time: Aug 6, 1930
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
D-1826
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Stockholm – Stralsund
MSN:
2069
YOM:
0
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
Crew was performing a night mail flight from Stockholm to Stralsund. While flying in the region of Valdermarsvik, aircraft christened 'Kaparthen' crashed in unknown circumstances into the channel. Both pilots were drowned.

Crash of a Supermarine Channel I/II in Harsfjarden

Date & Time: Sep 15, 1922
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
F46
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Crew was performing a test flight. Accident occurred in unknown circumstances. Aircraft was destroyed while both pilots were injured.