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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 71296
Last updated: 17 June 2020
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Date:28-SEP-1970
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic b8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bensen B8M
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: OH-XYW
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pori -   Finland
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
As the gyrocopter picked up airspeed at a low altitude, longitudinal oscillation which the pilot could not control led to the rotor blade striking the propeller and tail surfaces, and the aircraft crashed. The pilot was killed.

Sources:

Finnish general aviation accident database


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Jan-2010 23:43 slowkid Added

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