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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 163857
Last updated: 5 December 2021
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Date:18-SEP-1957
Time:09:23 LOC
Type:Silhouette image of generic J3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper J3C (L4)
Owner/operator:Sportfliegerschule Bern
Registration: HB-OGB
MSN: 12813
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Clavaleyres/Be (ca 3 km SW Murten) -   Switzerland
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:LSZB
Destination airport:LSMP
Narrative:
The military pilot made stall exercises without power overhead a fog layer when the engine quit, restart was unsuccessful. Pilot descended throug fog and landed in a forest. The a/c did not fall to the ground. The pilot was able to get to the ground unhurt. Probable cause: carb ice

Sources:

Accident report by Federal Office for Aircraft Accident Investigation, Aero Revue 33(1958) Nr 11, 587-588


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Feb-2014 19:03 sparrow9 Added
01-Aug-2019 15:51 A.J.Scholten Updated [Cn, Source]
06-Jun-2021 15:40 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Source]

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