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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 71567
Last updated: 13 December 2018
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Date:07-SEP-1920
Time:09:35 LT
Type:SIAI Savoia S.9
Owner/operator:Ilmavoimat, Finnish Air Force
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lake Zürich -   Switzerland
Phase: En route
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Lago Maggiore, Italy
Destination airport:Finland
Narrative:
The wooden propeller had disintegrated inflight due to a faulty glueing method during manufacturing. According to other sources, withesses saw parts falling of the plane (of the wing) before the crash. The pilot from Finland and the machanic from Italy were killed.
Another aircraft suffered the same fate. Specutation at the time said that the plane was sabotaged at the factory.

Sources:

- Finnish aviation accident database
- http://forum3.sff.n.se/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=3987


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Jan-2010 08:11 slowkid Added
18-Jan-2010 08:13 slowkid Updated [Date]
09-Dec-2011 05:24 Masen63 Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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