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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 71319
Last updated: 9 June 2020
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Date:25-MAY-1975
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic RALL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Socata MS.880 Rallye Club
Owner/operator:private
Registration: OH-SDY
C/n / msn: 1963
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lahti-Vesivehmaa Airport (EFLA) -   Finland
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Lahti-Vesivehmaa Airport (EFLA)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft took off for a demonstation flight and caught into the wake vortex of a Mi-8 helicopter flying overhead. Twisted out of control and crashed. One passengers was killed, the pilot and three passengers survived. One passenger later died.

Sources:

1. https://fi.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luettelo_Suomen_siviili-ilmailun_lento-onnettomuuksista
2. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/rallye.pdf
New Straits Times 27 May 1975, p22


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2010 09:29 slowkid Added
09-Sep-2014 15:52 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Feb-2019 20:37 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Total occupants, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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