Incident de Havilland DH.60G Moth SE-ABG,
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Date:Tuesday 31 January 1939
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland DH.60G Moth
Owner/operator:Captain Albin Ahrenburg
Registration: SE-ABG
MSN: 1846
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Gavle, Gävle Municipality, Gästrikland, Gävleborg County -   Sweden
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Gavle, Gävle Municipality, Gävleborg County, Sweden
Destination airport:
c/no. 1846: DH.60G [Gipsy II] registered as G-ABIO [C of R 3006] 2.2.31 to Group Captain Malcolm G Christie, CMG, DSC, MC, Stag Lane, Edgware, Middlesex. C of A 2895 issued 9.4.31. Registration cancelled as sold abroad 2.4.35 [with C of A renewed 24.4.35].

Re-registered in Sweden as SE-ABG [C of R 126/C of A 190] 1.5.35 to A/B Flygtrafik, Stockholm [and UK C of A validated 2.5.35; Swedish C of A 190 issued 26.2.36]. Initially intended to be SE-AEG, but the German firm of that name had reserved this mark, so it was amended to use the marks of a cancelled Ju G.24. Actually owned/operated by Captain Albin Ahrenburg [owner of A/B Flygtrafik]. Reportedly damaged in July 1935 when crashed into a lake in Dalsland after collision. Repaired and returned to service.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 31.1.39 when crashed near Gavle, Gavle Municipality, Gästrikland, Gävleborg County, Sweden (at approximate Coordinates: 60°40′29″N, 17°08′30″E). The single engine airplane crashed after takeoff from Gävle. The pilot Albin Ahrenberg, sole person on board, was rescued. The aircraft was damaged beyond repair. Registration SE-ABG cancelled 31.1.39.




Revision history:

04-Dec-2017 21:58 Dr. John Smith Added
04-Dec-2017 21:59 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
01-Oct-2023 07:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [[Narrative]]

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