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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 170887
Last updated: 24 February 2021
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Date:24-AUG-1960
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SB32 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Saab J 32B Lansen
Owner/operator:Flygvapnet
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: None
Location:F12 Kalmar - ESMQ -   Sweden
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:ESMQ
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Accidental discharge from a Saab Lansen. During preparation, target cameras are installed. The cameras are tested by pushing fire button and since the 30mm Aden canon are loaded with live amunition a burst is fired into the jeep waiting to tow the Lansen. Two conscript soldiers are killed, one seriously injured.

Sources:

1. http://www.flyghistoria.org/kronologi/1960_1969.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Jan-2017 15:39 TB Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Narrative]
15-Jan-2020 15:56 Masen63 Updated [Location, Phase, Narrative]

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