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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140284
Last updated: 28 February 2020
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Date:31-JAN-1933
Time:16:00 LT
Type:Häfeli DH-5X
Owner/operator:Swiss Air Force
Registration: 461
C/n / msn: 167
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Weissfluhjoch, GR -   Switzerland
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Collided with a telephone-wire and crashed into a mountain. 461 was the only built Häfeli DH-5X (second series X). Pilot Ltn Walter Mayer killed.

Sources:

http://178.83.198.61/wings/04-SAF/000-SAF-Basis-e.htm
Jenaer Volksblatt 1 February 1933


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Dec-2011 13:24 FLYINGBROTHER1 Added
28-Feb-2020 21:29 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]

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