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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 71296
Last updated: 17 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic b8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bensen B8M
Registration: OH-XYW
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pori -   Finland
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
As the gyrocopter picked up airspeed at a low altitude, longitudinal oscillation which the pilot could not control led to the rotor blade striking the propeller and tail surfaces, and the aircraft crashed. The pilot was killed.


Finnish general aviation accident database

Revision history:

09-Jan-2010 23:43 slowkid Added

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