ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 25505
Last updated: 26 January 2015
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Piper PA-31-350 Chieftain
|C/n / msn:|| 31-730552|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||8 km NV Sundsvall/HšrnŲsand airport -
|Phase:|| Initial climb|
|Nature:||Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger|
The pilot was not qualified to fly during darkness.
The medical investigation has shown that the pilot had two disorders,
each one of which was disqualifying for a pilotís license.
The accident was caused by the pilot losing control of the aircraft during
flight in IMC. Contributory factors were, that
-the weather situation was difficult,
-the pilotís time to prepare for the flight was insufficient,
-the navigation system was in all probability misaligned,
-the pilot distrusted the flight instruments,
-the aircraft was overloaded and tail-heavy,
-the pilot probably felt pressured into carrying out the flight and that
-the pilotís medical condition may have reduced his capacity.
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