Accident Farman HF23 (SW11) S 54,
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Date:Sunday 18 July 1915
Type:Farman HF23 (SW11)
Owner/operator:Marinen (Swedish Marine)
Registration: S 54
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Stumholmen, Karlskrona -   Sweden
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Ystad, Sweden
Destination airport:Karlskrona, Sweden
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Plane approach the surface with engine on idle, hit by wind and tilts forward. The pilot Sven Malmqvist is thrown out of the plane form approx 50 m. The plane gets inverted an the wings breaks off. The plane hits water just after Rolf Hamilton is also thrown out of the plane. Malmqvist is found dead, Hamilton declared dead when he arrives at hospital. First aviation accident with more than one person killed in Sweden.


Revision history:

22-Jan-2011 15:14 Masen63 Added
23-Jan-2011 02:57 Masen63 Updated [Time, Registration, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Narrative]
27-Dec-2021 11:51 harro Updated [Aircraft type]

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