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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 158179
Last updated: 19 November 2019
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Date:23-JUL-1948
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic VAMP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Vampire (J 28A)
Owner/operator:Flygvapnet
Registration: 28023
C/n / msn: EEP42171
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Vasalt, S of Torekov -   Sweden
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:F13 (ESCK)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Aircraft disintegrated during pull-up while firing at ground targets. Probably wing spar failure. Crashed in sea. Wing Commander F13 Grels Naeslund killed.

Sources:

Part of official investigation.
El Litoral 24 July 1948, p2


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Aug-2013 13:12 T-Bolt Added
11-Aug-2013 17:13 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
16-Feb-2015 20:14 TB Updated [Source]
20-Feb-2015 14:38 Masen63 Updated [Registration, Cn, Location, Departure airport]
07-Jan-2017 19:01 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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