Narrative:Taking off from runway 05 for a paradropping mission, the pilot felt some vibration and immediately carried out a forced landing instead of trying to fly over 20m high trees, some 500m beyond the runway. Just before touchdown the right wing struck a tree. The Skyvan touched down and ran through a number of ditches.
|Date:||Wednesday 7 June 1995|
|Type:||Shorts SC.7 Skyvan 3-100|
|Operator:||Pink Aviation Services|
|C/n / msn:|| SH.1904|
|First flight:|| 1972|
|Engines:|| 2 Garrett TPE331-2-201A|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 23|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 24 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Hohenems Airport (HOH) ( Austria)
|Phase:|| Takeoff (TOF)|
|Departure airport:||Hohenems-Dornbin Airport (HOH/LOIH), Austria|
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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.