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Chronological Listing of Austrian
Österreichische Luftstreitkräfte
Losses & Ejections

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
23rd February 1970
Austrian AF
Aérospatiale Alouette SA-316B 3E-KD         Helicopter
25th September 1967
Austrian AF
Saab J29F       Pilot ejected   SaaB
5th October 1971
Austrian AF
Saab 105Ö RA-21
105421
  over Pusterwald (Steiermark)     SaaB
Ejected Safely Ejected Safely SaaB
9th January 1973
Austrian AF
Saab 105Ö GH-18
105418
Hoersching (upper Austria) Crashed on approach to airfield     SaaB
Hauptmann Leopold Hoffmann
died of injuries
Oberleutnant Hans Georg Hartl
died of injuries
SaaB
7th May 1975
Austrian AF
Saab 105Ö YC-03
105403
  Over wooded area in Lower Austria     SaaB
Hauptmann Bilfried Burghard ejected into Kamptal artificial lake. Injured was this seat occupied SaaB
19th September 1975
Austrian AF
Aérospatiale Alouette SA-316B 3E-KY           Helicopter
1st December 1976
Austrian AF
Saab 105Ö  GE-15
105415
  over Kraubath     SaaB
Major Alfred Fohn
ejected but was
killed
  SaaB
14th May 1977
Austrian AF
Saab 105Ö GC-13
105413
Hoersching Crashed on approach to airfield(upper Austria)      
Hauptmann Johann Gölzner
killed
  SaaB
11th October 1977
Austrian AF
Saab 105Ö BH-38
105438
  over Kleinlobming (Steiermark)      
Hauptmann Siegfried Rumpler
killed
  SaaB
6th August 1981
Austrian AF
Saab 105Ö GI-19
105419
  Crashed into the house  of Karl Musil, solo dancer at the Viennese state opera. The family suffered major burns     SaaB
Major Alois Strahner
killed
Leutnant Gerhard Wiesinger
killed
SaaB
16th October 1982
Austrian AF
Saab 105Ö YH-18
105408
  over Windischgarsten (Lower Austria)      
Leutnant Roman Kaltenegger
kiled
  SaaB
November 1981
Austrian AF
Aérospatiale Alouette SA-316B 3E-KW         Helicopter
24th June 1984
Austrian AF
Pilatus
PC-6
B2-H2
3G-EI     ???   No ejection seats fitted to this type of aircraft
6th April 1988
Austrian AF
Saab 105Ö GJ-20
105420
  practice flight over Eggelsberg (upper Austria)      
Oberstleutnant Otto Laimgruber
killed
  SaaB
27th May 1988
Austrian AF
Saab 105Ö   Salzburg Tyre burst at airport causing fire.      
Pilot stopped aircraft and egressed normally   SaaB
8th February 1990
Austrian AF
Cessna L-19A 3A-CQ         No ejection seats fitted to this type of aircraft
13th September 1991
Austrian AF
Saab 105Ö YF-06
105406
  over Micheldorf      
Leutnant Martin Nagele
killed
Wachtmeister Hans-Peter Tschuchnik
killed
 
28th February 1992
Austrian AF
Bell OH-58B 3C-OF         Helicopter
3rd March 1995
Austrian AF
Saab 105Ö GA-01
105401
  Crashed during practice flight southeast the Katschberges (Kaernten)      
Fähnrich Johann Plank
killed
Wachtmeister Manfred Fler
killed
SaaB
1st October 1997
Austrian AF
Agusta Bell 212 5D-HE 3 squadron rescue exercise over the Hintertuxer glacier.  Rolled onto its side following heavy landing in poor conditions All 8 passengers OK   Helicopter
October 1999
Austrian AF
J35
Draken
17           SaaB
 20th March 2000
Austrian AF
Agusta Bell 212 5D-HA regiment 3 over Kirchdorf  Leutnant Martin O.  killed Helicopter
Vizeleutnant Engelbert B. killed
Zugsführer Markus F. killed
4th October 2000
Austrian AF
J35
Draken  
    Damaged     SaaB
25th September 2002
Austrian AF
Saab 105Ö     Damaged      
     
17th April 2003
Austrian AF
Saab 105 GA-11
05411
  over troop exercise area in Lower Austria     SaaB
Oberleutnant Thomas Ploder
ejected, injured
  SaaB
 

   F-5E Tiger problems

Mid August 2005
Austrian AF
Northrop F-5E
Tiger II
    Engine problems. Landed safely      
Late August / early September
[Date needed]

Austrian AF
Northrop F-5E
Tiger II
    A 25 centimetre cover fell from the aircraft      
21st September 2005
Austrian AF
Northrop F-5E
Tiger II
  over the Hohen Tauern, Steiermar fire on the right engine at 5000 metres. Made emergency landing at base near Graz, Thalerhof      
18th June 2007
Austrian AF
F-5E
Tiger II
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