Accident Junkers W.33d D-1826,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 27515
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Date:Wednesday 6 August 1930
Time:00:00 approx
Type:Junkers W.33d
Owner/operator:Deutsche Lufthansa
Registration: D-1826
MSN: 2557
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:30 km N of Vestervik -   Sweden
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Stockholm (22:50)
Destination airport:Stralsund
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
"Karpathen" hit rockes on a "skär" on "skarja" (Schärenküste/Archipelo)) on night mail flight in the night of 6./7. August, fell into the water and came to rest inverted. Last radio contact 23:50. Pilot William Langanke and radio/mechanic Lindemann drowned. Wreckage located next day (noon) inverted and partially submerged near Häratskär, 30 km north of Vestervik. Mail and cargo recovered. The bodies were not found. The aircraft was recovered and rebuild (CCCP-H4 Sevmoput). Body of pilot Langanke recovered near Vestervik 18 August 1930. Body of Lindemann washed ashore at Torhamn, near Karlskrona 19 September 1930.

Jenaer Volksblatt 8+9+18 August 1930/23 September 1930

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
22-Sep-2010 11:45 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
31-Oct-2010 02:53 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]
30-Nov-2010 14:27 TB Updated [Narrative]
13-May-2020 18:15 TB Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-May-2020 18:23 TB Updated [Narrative]
13-May-2020 19:43 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
15-May-2020 19:12 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
24-Mar-2022 20:42 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Other fatalities]

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