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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
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Date:Saturday 21 January 1989
Time:17:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic SW4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Swearingen SA226-TC Metro II
Operator:Muk Air Taxi
Registration: OY-ARI
C/n / msn: TC-317
First flight: 1979
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 15
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 17
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Örnsköldsvik Airport (OER) (   Sweden)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Örnsköldsvik Airport (OER/ESNO), Sweden
Destination airport:Örebro-Bofors Airport (ORB/ESOE), Sweden
Narrative:
The no. 1 engine low oil pressure warning light came on while climbing through 7000 feet. When the engine was stopped, a fuse blew and only the right side instruments lights functioned. The crew returned to the airport and preformed an ILS approach. The prop hadn't feathered so rudder and elevator were fully deflected. The aircraft touched down 30 m left of the runway. The reason the prop couldn't be feathered because the no. 1 prop feathering handle was misrigged.

Sources:
» ICAO Adrep Summary 4/89 (#113)


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Distance from Örnsköldsvik Airport to Örebro-Bofors Airport as the crow flies is 507 km (317 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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