ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 25505
Last updated: 23 October 2014
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Date:09-DEC-1999
Time:12:04
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA31 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-31-350 Chieftain
Owner/operator:Twin Air
Registration: SE-GDN
C/n / msn: 31-730552
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:8 km NV Sundsvall/HšrnŲsand airport -   Sweden
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:ESNN
Destination airport:ESGG
Narrative:
Findings:
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.

Sources:
1. http://www.havkom.se/virtupload/reports/rl2000_40.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
30-May-2011 02:23 Masen63 Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
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