| Linkoping, Sweden|
| Einar Lundborg|
The Arctic rescue
| April 5, 1896
Calcutta, India (1896-04-05) |
Finnish Civil War
Estonian War of Independence
January 27, 1931, Malmslatt, Sweden
Cross of Liberty, Order of the Cross of Liberty
Finnish Civil War, Estonian War of Independence
Einar Lundborg Wikipedia
Einar Lundborg (April 5, 1896 – January 27, 1931) was a Swedish aviator.
He was born on April 5, 1896.
In 1928 he rescued Umberto Nobile after Nobile's airship crash on the ice north of Spitsbergen. He was later promoted to captain in the Swedish Air Force.
Before joining the airforce, Lundborg participated in the Finnish Civil War in 1918 and in the Estonian War of Independence in 1919–1920.
Lundborg was killed during a test flight of the Jaktfalken airplane at Malmslätt in 1931. He was survived by his wife Margareta, née Malmberg (1900–1981). He is buried in Linköping, Sweden.Estonian War of Independence
Cross of Liberty 3rd class II phase (August 17, 1920)
Estonia's war memorial
Cross of Liberty Class III with Swords and Class IV with Swords(Finland)
Order of the White Rose of Finland, Commander 2nd class
Finnish gallantry medal, Phase II
Swedish Brigadier gallantry medal
Medal of Tampere
Russian Army in the Northwest
Order of St. Vladimir, 4th class with Swords
Order of St. Anna, 3rd class with Swords
Iron Cross, I and II Classes