Narrative:The ATR-42 had arrived at Pori Airport (POR), Finland with the road-crew and gear of Iron Maiden who were to perform in Sonisphere Finland 2010.
|Date:||08 AUG 2010|
|Operator:||Danu Oro Transportas|
|C/n / msn:|| 176|
|First flight:|| 1990-01-24 (20 years 7 months)|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW120|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Pori Airport (POR) (Finland)
|Phase:|| Standing (STD)|
As it was parked on the apron, a small tornado lifted up the airplane. It came down hard, losing the left hand main undercarriage. Damage was substantial and it was decided to dismantle the airplane.
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.