Accident Northrop 8A-1 (SAAB) B 5C 7100,
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Date:Tuesday 25 November 1941
Type:Silhouette image of generic a17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Northrop 8A-1 (SAAB) B 5C
Owner/operator:Flygvapnet (Swedish Air Force)
Registration: 7100
MSN: 275
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:F 4, Frösön, Östersund -   Sweden
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Crashed, (post impact?) fire. Two possible explanations presented in investigation:
a. pilot close to the ground unintentionally, pulls up hard, stalls, folds and crashes.
b. fuel cap right wing tank falls of, exhaust ignites fuel vapor (tank empty), tank explodes and the wing falls off.
Mark: 4-100.


Revision history:

20-Feb-2014 18:11 Masen63 Added
09-Aug-2023 08:21 Nepa Updated

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