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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 159945
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Date:11-JUN-2003
Time:12:17
Type:Silhouette image of generic C42 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Comco Ikarus C42
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: OH-U387
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kirkkonummi -   Finland
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Kirkkonummi
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The pilot attempted taking off from a field. When the aircraft became airborne, he initiated a left turn. The aircraft stalled and crashed. Both occupants sustained serious injuries and the aircraft was written off. The Finnish Air Accident Investigation Board stated the aircraft was overweight, the pilot took off uphill as well as downwind and the field was too uneven to be suitable for operations. Also, too much flaps was selected.

Sources:

http://www.turvallisuustutkinta.fi/Etusivu/Tutkintaselostukset/Ilmailu/Ilmailu2003/1201510318442
(Finnish AAIB report, in Finnish, .pdf file (link) includes English summary)


Revision history:

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