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Accident description
Last updated: 20 November 2017
Date:Thursday 12 February 2004
Type:Silhouette image of generic JS31 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
British Aerospace 3109 Jetstream 31
Operator:Sun-Air of Scandinavia
Registration: OY-MUE
C/n / msn: 758
First flight: 1987
Engines: 2 Garrett TPE331-10UGR-514H
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Aarhus-Tirstrup Airport (AAR) (   Denmark)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
During high speed engine runs in icy weather at Aarhus, the Jetstream jumped the chocks. The no. 1 propeller struck the GPU and disintegrated. Debris punctured the fuselage, causing substantial damage.



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OY-MUE later went to Sun-Air
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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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