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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 157333
Last updated: 7 June 2020
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Time:15:30 EEST
Type:Silhouette image of generic C185 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 185D Skywagon
Owner/operator:Werner-Air Oy
Registration: OH-CEG
C/n / msn: 185-0863
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Suvasvesi Lake, Vehmersalmi -   Finland
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Suvasvesi Lake, Vehmersalmi
Destination airport:Ylä-Pieksä Lake, Nilsiä
Privately owned, float equipped, Cessna 185 crashed on the lake. Crash killed the father 45 and mother 39, as well as their teenage 13 son. Their 11 year old son survived the crash.
Soon after take off the plane impact water at high speed, over 200km/h.

About 60 -70 meters altitude the pilot corrected the aircraft to fly level and began to turn left through the back towards the take-off place with intent to do a low level flyby. He reduced altitude and increased speed. The pilot adjusted the plane level flight at high speed a few feet above the water's surface. The plane was flying near the surface of the water to about 200 - 300 meters, while the float hit the water and the plane went through the spout around.


Revision history:

29-Jun-2013 14:34 harro Added
29-Jun-2013 15:18 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Nature, Source, Narrative]
29-Jun-2013 19:18 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
30-Jun-2013 03:22 Penu Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
30-Jun-2013 07:23 harro Updated [Registration, Narrative]
30-Jun-2013 23:59 Penu Updated [Registration, Source, Narrative]
01-Jul-2013 13:42 penu Updated [Destination airport, Source]
02-Jul-2013 08:36 Penu Updated [Phase, Source, Narrative]
28-Aug-2013 11:40 Penu Updated [Source, Narrative]

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