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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 163366
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:30-OCT-1955
Time:15:08
Type:Silhouette image of generic J3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper L-4 Cub
Owner/operator:private
Registration: HB-OBH
MSN: 10925
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:2 km ENE Nesslau -   Switzerland
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Bürglen (closed)
Destination airport:Bürglen (closed)
Narrative:
Flight to treat the whooping cough of a 10 month old child. Flew low along a mountainslope at 1170 m AMSL, stalled and crashed. Elevator trim was found max nose up.

Sources:

Accident Report by Swiss Federal Office of Air Accident Investigation: Aero Revue 34 (1959)Nr 1, 40-42


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Jan-2014 17:49 sparrow9 Added
18-Jan-2014 20:09 Anon. Updated [Source]
01-Aug-2019 15:48 A.J.Scholten Updated [Source]
06-Jun-2021 15:07 TB Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Source]
06-Jun-2021 15:10 TB Updated [Narrative]

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