Narrative:Crashed due to starboard engine failure during heavy icing conditions.
|Date:||Monday 5 February 1973|
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 200
|C/n / msn:|| 166|
|First flight:|| 1968|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-20|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 15|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 18 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||near Pudasjärvi (Finland)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Oulu Airport (OUL/EFOU), Finland|
|Destination airport:||Kuusamo Airport (KAO/EFKS), Finland|
» FINNAIR - The art of flying since 1923 / John Wegg, 1983
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Oulu Airport to Kuusamo Airport as the crow flies is 213 km (133 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.