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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153925
Last updated: 22 February 2018
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Date:09-MAR-2013
Time:11 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic C42 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Comco Ikarus C42B
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: OH-U468
C/n / msn: 0409-6636
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Minor
Location:Maaria water reservoir near Turku (TKU) -   Finland
Phase: Landing
Nature:
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Maaria water reservoir near Turku
Narrative:
Around 13 local time, two similar ultra light aircraft, OH-U468 and OH-U537 were landing on the lake ice, when OH-U468 struck a power line, the pilot being blinded by frontal sunshine. Wind 3 m/s, clear sky, visibility 20 km. The propeller did not hit the wires, and the plane landed normally. There was damage on the windshield. No injuries. Electricity was cut off for 100 homes.

Sources:

Finnish newspapers, in Finnish: Turun Sanomat http://www.ts.fi/uutiset/kotimaa/460650/Ultrakevyt+lentokone+tormasi+voimalinjaan+Turussa++katkaisi+sahkot+sadalta+taloudelta In Swedish: Åbo underättelser http://www.abounderrattelser.fi/news/2013/03/ultralatt-plan-krockade-med-kraftledning-i-abo.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Mar-2013 01:14 Laurikah Added
10-Mar-2013 01:16 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Narrative]

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