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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 143774
Last updated: 21 August 2018
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SF34 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Saab 340A
Registration: YL-RAG
C/n / msn: 340A-052
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Near Mariehamn Airport - EFMA -   Finland
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:
Destination airport:EFMA
Nord-Flyg flight NEF021 descended below the approach glide slope during an approach to runway 21 at Mariehamn Airport (MHQ/EFMA). The airplane landed normally but the Finnish AIB decided to launch an investigation into the incident.
Preliminary results were issued on March 9:
- The event took place in night flight conditions.
- The aircraft was approaching Mariehamn airport from the east.
- The approach was at times a much steeper and the plane was banking at an angle of up to about 50.
- The aircraft flew to a lowest altitude of about 50 m at three kilometers from the runway. Normal height at that distance is about 150 meters.


Revision history:

16-Feb-2012 13:30 harro Added
16-Feb-2012 14:13 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport]
09-Mar-2012 13:42 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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