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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 89309
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Date:26-JUN-1959
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SB91 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Saab 91D Safir
Owner/operator:Finnish Air Force
Registration: SF-12
MSN: 91.358
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ulvila -   Finland
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:POR - EFPO
Destination airport:POR - EFPO
Narrative:
Two Saab Safir aircraft from Suomen Ilmailuopisto/aviator school collided in midair. SF-9 managed to return to Pori Airport. The two pilots in SF-12 bailed out at a low altitude. One of the parachutes failed to open in time. The instructor in question sustained fatal injuries.

Sources:

Helsingin Sanomat newspaper archive


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Jan-2011 11:12 slowkid Added
19-Feb-2011 15:47 Masen63 Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]
25-Feb-2012 00:46 Anon. Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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