Hull-loss description
Last updated: 21 October 2014
Status:
Date:Sunday 8 August 2010
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT43 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR-42-300
Operator:Danu Oro Transportas
Registration: LY-DOT
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: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Pori Airport (POR) (   Finland)
Phase: Standing (STD)
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Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
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.
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.


Sources:
» Airliners.net


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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.
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