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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 59698
Last updated: 26 September 2019
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Date:27-MAY-2007
Time:11:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic DA40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Diamond DA40D Diamond Star
Owner/operator:Helsinki University of Technology Aviation Club
Registration: OH-FDA
C/n / msn: D4.029
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Helsinki harbour -   Finland
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:EFHF
Destination airport:EETN
Narrative:
The aircraft was trying to return to Helsinki-Malmi (EFHF) due to power loss. The pilot was forced to make an emergency ditching close to the shore. Occupants unharmed. The investigation revealed the slipping clutch assembly of the diesel engine caused the power problems.

Sources:

http://www.onnettomuustutkinta.fi/44214.htm


Images:

Photo of OH-FDA courtesy AirHistory.net


Helsinki - Malmi (EFHF / HEM)
14 April 2007; (c) Juhani Sipilš

Revision history:

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28-Apr-2009 00:55 slowkid Added

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