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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153925
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Time:11 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic C42 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Comco Ikarus C42B
Registration: OH-U468
MSN: 0409-6636
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Maaria water reservoir near Turku (TKU) -   Finland
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Maaria water reservoir near Turku
Around 13 local time, two similar ultra light aircraft, OH-U468 and OH-U537 were landing on the lake ice, when OH-U468 struck a power line, the pilot being blinded by frontal sunshine. Wind 3 m/s, clear sky, visibility 20 km. The propeller did not hit the wires, and the plane landed normally. There was damage on the windshield. No injuries. Electricity was cut off for 100 homes.


Finnish newspapers, in Finnish: Turun Sanomat In Swedish: Åbo underättelser [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:]


Photo of OH-U468 courtesy

Helsinki - Malmi (EFHF / HEM)
24 May 2014; (c) Juhani Sipilä

Revision history:

10-Mar-2013 01:14 Laurikah Added
10-Mar-2013 01:16 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Narrative]

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