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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 28788
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic PA31 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-31-310 Navajo
Owner/operator:Copenhagen Airtaxi
Registration: OY-BZD
MSN: 31-7401266
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lake Všnern -   Sweden
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Copenhagen, Denmark (EKCH)
Destination airport:Karlstad, Sweden (ESOK)
Whilst approaching Karlstad, the pilot reported that he was low on fuel. The pilot commenced a straight in approach, but whilst still some 7 nautical miles short of the airfield, both engines failed due to fuel exhaustion, and the aircraft crashed into Lake Vanern, having run out of fuel. Five of the seven persons on board (pilot and six passengers) were killed.




Photo of OY-BZD courtesy

Helsinki - Vantaa (EFHK / HEL)
15 June 1986; (c) Pertti Sipilš

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
22-Aug-2010 04:41 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
25-Aug-2010 12:13 Anon. Updated [Destination airport, Narrative]
30-Aug-2011 11:20 Masen63 Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
29-Apr-2015 18:32 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
11-Sep-2017 19:33 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total occupants, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport]
10-Oct-2017 21:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
25-Feb-2018 20:11 TB Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]

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