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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 213555
Last updated: 30 July 2020
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Date:21-JUL-2018
Time:18:26 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic MT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
AutoGyro MTOSport
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: LN-YUR
C/n / msn: D07G28
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:about 20 km E of Kilpisjärvi, NE of Lake Dierpmes, Enonteki -   Finland
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Kautokeino (ENKA)
Destination airport:Engeløy-Grådussan (ENEN)
Narrative:
The Norwegian gyrocopter crashed northeast of Lake Dierpmes in Kilpisjärvi in Finland. The crash site is about 20 kilometers east of Kilpisjärvi village not far from the border with Norway.

On their way from Kautokeino to Steigen in Nordland county (both in Norway), the flight encountered deteriorating weather conditions. Final Report concludes with loss of Control in turbulent conditions as accident cause. The passenger were able to climb up the mountainside and call for help. The commander lost his life in the accident.

Sources:

https://www.aibn.no/Luftfart/Avgitte-rapporter/2018-09
https://yle.fi/uutiset/3-10316774
https://www.nrk.no/norge/norsk-mikrohelikopter-har-styrta-i-finland-1.14135471
http://www.lentoposti.fi/uutiset/yksi_menehtyi_norjalaisen_gyrokopterin_turmassa_kilpisj_rvell
https://www.hovedredningssentralen.no/norsk-gyrokopter-styrtet-ost-for-kilpisjavri-i-finland/
https://www.nordlys.no/porsanger/alta/hammerfest/morten-ruud-mistet-livet-i-nord-finland/s/5-34-918312
https://www.itromso.no/nyheter/2018/07/21/Norsk-mikrohelikopter-har-styrtet-ved-Kilpisjärvi-én-omkom-17166452.ece
https://www.abcnyheter.no/nyheter/norge/2018/07/22/195417438/nrk-redaktor-omkom-i-gyrokopterulykke-i-finland
https://thebarentsobserver.com/en/life-and-public/2018/07/norwegian-editor-dies-lapland-gyrocopter-crash
https://yle.fi/uutiset/osasto/news/norwegian_journalist_dies_in_lapland_gyroplane_crash/10317109
https://www.aibn.no/Aviation/Undersokelser/18-640


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Jul-2018 17:37 penu Added
21-Jul-2018 19:18 penu Updated [Time, Total fatalities]
21-Jul-2018 19:36 penu Updated [Location, Source]
22-Jul-2018 08:35 asyl Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Jul-2018 09:01 Iceman 29 Updated [Operator, Embed code, Narrative]
22-Jul-2018 10:48 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
22-Jul-2018 17:29 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Source, Damage, Narrative]
22-Jul-2018 17:52 vidarleif@gmail.com Updated [Registration, Country]
22-Jul-2018 17:54 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]
22-Jul-2018 17:55 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Country]
23-Jul-2018 08:02 penu Updated [Location, Narrative]
23-Jul-2018 15:52 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Nov-2018 10:09 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]

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