Accident de Havilland DH.86B Express OH-IPA,
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Date:Thursday 2 May 1940
Type:de Havilland DH.86B Express
Owner/operator:Suomen Ilmavoimat
Registration: OH-IPA
MSN: 2353
Year of manufacture:1937
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Helsinki-Malmi Airport (HEM) -   Finland
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Helsinki-Malmi Airport (HEM/EFHF)
Destination airport:Jyväskylä Airport (JYV/EFJY)
The de Havilland DH.86B Express was converted for use as an ambulance aircraft and used by a special branch of Aero OY as OH-IPA. The airplane was to be ferried from Helsinki-Malmi Airport (HEM) to Jyväskylä/Tikkakoski for inclusion in bomber regiment LeR 4 with the Finnish Air Force.
On takeoff the airplane collided with a Brewster B-239E fighter aircraft, BW-394.


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