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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 182796
Last updated: 27 November 2019
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Date:10-FEB-1981
Time:15:26 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: 37023
C/n / msn: 37.023
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lake Gällsjön, 7km WNW Karlsborg -   Sweden
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Karlsborg (ESIA)
Destination airport:Karlsborg (ESIA)
Narrative:
A four-ship formation started from F6 AB, traininmg advanced flying. One a/c experioenced engine failure and the pilot ejected wih minor injuries. Failure, engine gearbox.

Sources:

Scramble
https://www.havkom.se/utredningar/militaer/haveri-med-flygplan-aj-37-ur-f-6 (Swedish crash investigation).


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Dec-2015 17:11 JINX Added
11-Jan-2017 13:35 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, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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