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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 59696
Last updated: 31 March 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172N
Owner/operator:Malmi Aviation Club
Registration: OH-CAU
C/n / msn: 17272511
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Helsinki-Porvoo motorway -   Finland
Phase: En route
Departure airport:EFHF
Destination airport:EFHF
The diesel engine lost power gradually to the point where the pilot was forced to make an emergency landing on the motorway. The aircraft hit a traffic sign and safety railings before stopping. Occupants unharmed. Investigators found metal shavings from a damaged fuel pump causing the loss of power.



Photo of OH-CAU courtesy

Helsinki - Malmi (EFHF / HEM)
24 April 2005; (c) Pertti Sipilš

Revision history:

28-Apr-2009 00:37 slowkid Added

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