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Last updated: 8 December 2016
Datum:Montag 5 Februar 1973
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 200
Fluggesellschaft:Kar-Air Finland
Kennzeichen: OH-KOA
Werknummer: 166
Baujahr: 1968
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-20
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 15
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 18
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Pudasjärvi (   Finnland)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Oulu Airport (OUL/EFOU), Finnland
Flug nach:Kuusamo Airport (KAO/EFKS), Finnland
Crashed due to starboard engine failure during heavy icing conditions.

» FINNAIR - The art of flying since 1923 / John Wegg, 1983


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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.
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