Accident SAAB JA 37 Viggen F17-12, Tuesday 15 January 1985
ASN logo
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:Tuesday 15 January 1985
Type:Silhouette image of generic SB37 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
SAAB JA 37 Viggen
Owner/operator:Flygvapnet, Swedish Air Force
Registration: F17-12
MSN: 37.312
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Hasselstad 3km NV Ronneby -   Sweden
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Kallinge (RNB - ESDF)
Destination airport:Kallinge (RNB - ESDF)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Problem with controlling the aircraft, managed to return towards base. When pilot extended landing gear, the aircraft veed to the left and down, not controllable. Pilot ejected at 300m successfully. Foreign object (bolt and washer, not from plane) was found in right wing, had jammed part of control rods.


Revision history:

06-Mar-2012 09:01 Masen63 Added

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description

The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF on social media FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2024 Flight Safety Foundation

1920 Ballenger Av, 4th Fl.
Alexandria, Virginia 22314