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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 90474
Last updated: 25 April 2019
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Date:28-DEC-1987
Time:10:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic RV4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Van's RV-4
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: SE-?
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rommehedslägret -   Sweden
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Borlänge ESSD
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Normal takeoff up to 100m. Smoke from engine, airplane spirals to the ground. Cause: a homemade engine heater had damaged a ventilationhose from the crankcase. Engineoil was pressed into the cylinders and clogged sparkplugs. The pilot turned instead of making a forced landing straight ahead. Pilot/copilot (father and son) was killed at the crash.

Sources:

http://www.mikaelforslundproduktion.com/uploads/ROMMEBOKEN7.pdf


Revision history:

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24-Feb-2011 00:30 Masen63 Added

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