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Accident description
Last updated: 20 October 2017
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Date:Wednesday 1 November 1989
Type:Silhouette image of generic SC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Shorts SC.7 Skyvan 3-200
Operator:RV Aviation
Registration: OH-SBB
C/n / msn: SH.1838
First flight: 1967
Engines: 2 Garrett TPE331-2-201A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Mariehamn (   Finland)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Helsinki-Malmi Airport (HEM/EFHF), Finland
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The no. 2 engine failed and the crew elected to divert to Mariehamn. Approaching Mariehamn at 2000 feet, the remaining engine quit. The Skyvan was ditched just offshore.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Fuel starvation.

Classification:
Fuel starvation
All engine powerloss
Ditching

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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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