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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58624
Last updated: 28 August 2020
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Time:1 pm LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic H500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hughes 369D
Registration: OH-HWH
C/n / msn: 500702D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Pyhäselkä, approx. 15 km southeast from Joensuu -   Finland
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
The helicopter was cutting treetops and branches near high voltage power lines with an extended twin blade motorized saw under it´s belly. Crashed to the ground among trees from an altitude of about 20 meters for unknown reasons. Pilot received cuts and bruises. Helicopter likely to be written off.




Photo of OH-HWH courtesy

Helsinki - Malmi (EFHF / HEM)
14 July 2005; (c) Pertti Sipilä

Revision history:

06-Feb-2009 11:26 slowkid Added

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