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Date:15-JUL-1947
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.60M Gipsy Moth
Owner/operator:A/B Aros-Flyg
Registration: SE-ABY
C/n / msn: 1333
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tumlehed, in sea NW of Göteborg/Torslanda airport -   Sweden
Phase: Approach
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Vasteras, Sweden
Destination airport:Torslands Airport, Göteborg, Sweden
Narrative:
DH.60M [Gipsy I] Seaplane to Aero Materiel AB, Stockholm with CofA 1975 issued 25.5.29. Registered SE-ABY [C of R 68/C of A 103] 29.5.29 to A/B Aero Materiel, Stockholm and operated by Stockholm Flygklubb, Lindarangen, Stockholm [also operated by ABA for night mail-flights Goteborg-Oslo [1929] and Goteborg-Malmo-Copenhagen [summer 1930].

Registration cancelled as withdrawn from use [11.31-3.32]. Registration restored 11.11.32 to Svenska Luftfartsforbundet, Stockholm; operated by Stockholms Flygklubb. Flew into boat and crashed at Stockholm 29.6.35. Sold 6.10.36 (but not re-registered) to A Rydberg, Linkoping.

Rebuilt by ASJA/SAAB at Linkoping 1941 with Cirrus Hermes IIB [taken from ASJA Viking SE-ACX] and registered 21.4.41 [C of R 277/C of A 335] to AB Nordisk Aerotjanst, Norrkoping. Crashed in forced landing with fuel failure Oskarstrom 13.10.42; repaired. Crashed during emergency landing out of fuel Karlskrona 7.7.43; repaired. Registered 16.8.46 to A/B Aros-Flyg, Vasteras.

Crashed Tumlehad, in sea North West of Göteborg/Torslanda airport 15.7.47. The crew was performing a training flight from Västerås to Göteborg. On approach to Torslanda Airport from the northwest, the single engine aircraft went out of control, crashed into the sea off Tumlehed and came to rest upside down. Both occupants were rescued while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Sold later in 1947 (but not re-registered) to R Astrom. Sold (but not re-registered) to Aeroklubben i Malmo. Sold 1948 (but not re-registered) to CA Svensson, Vastervik. Registration cancelled 31.12.48. Fuselage used in construction of SE-BFB in 1948 [engine installd in Moth SE-AMO].

Sources:

1. http://www.esgb.se/esgb_show.asp?xKat=flygpl4627
2. Svensk Flyghistorisk Förening: Svenskt Civilregister (2010)
3. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh60.pdf
4. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1947/archives/crash-of-a-de-havilland-dh-60m-gipsy-moth-off-tumlehed/]


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Feb-2011 12:40 Masen63 Added
08-Sep-2011 13:39 Uli Elch Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
08-Sep-2011 13:39 Uli Elch Updated [[Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]]
03-Jan-2015 20:39 Dr. John Smih Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Aug-2017 21:44 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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