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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 182788
Last updated: 7 July 2019
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Date:11-JAN-1979
Time:20:21 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SB37 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Saab AJ 37 Viggen
Owner/operator:Flygvapnet Swedish Air Force
Registration: 37039
C/n / msn: 37.039
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:12km SW Skövde -   Sweden
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Karlsborg (ESIA)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Two-ship formation from F6 AB during training led by experienced instructor collided with ground at high speed and steep angle (CFIT).

Sources:

Scramble
https://www.havkom.se/assets/reports/RM-1979_1-AJ-37-2st.pdf (Swedish crash investgation).


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Dec-2015 08:36 JINX Added
11-Jan-2017 13:46 TB Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
29-Nov-2018 12:49 Masen63 Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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