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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 168209
Last updated: 24 February 2018
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Date:02-AUG-2014
Time:11:18 EEST
Type:Airmax SeaMax M-22
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: OH-U526
C/n / msn: 036
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Haukilahti, Espoo -   Finland
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:EFTP
Destination airport:Espoonlahti bay, Gulf of Finland
Narrative:
The amphibious ultralight airplane was flying at low altitude, likely looking for a suitable water landing spot at Espoonlahti bay. According to AIB, the aircraft stalled and hit the water in a steep angle, probably cause of high bank angle when turning to landing line at low altitude and very low airspeed. Some boaters were able to keep the aircraft from sinking while rescuers managed to pull the pilot out of the water. Resuscitation attempts were unsuccesful.
The plane is an amphibious light sport aircraft. The aircraft's tricycle landing gear is retractable for landing on water.
The 38-year-old-male pilot had taken off from Tampere-Pirkkala airport (IATA: TMP, ICAO: EFTP).

Sources:

http://www.iltalehti.fi/uutiset/2014080218536644_uu.shtml
http://yle.fi/uutiset/espoon_turmakone_oli_ilmeisesti_laskeutumassa_ollut_vesitaso/7389765?autoplay=true
http://www.iltasanomat.fi/kotimaa/art-1288721270900.html?pos=ok-nln
http://www.turvallisuustutkinta.fi/material/attachments/otkes/tutkintaselostukset/fi/ilmailuonnettomuuksientutkinta/2014/0g9BCGaoZ/L2014-E2_Espoo.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Aug-2014 12:36 Penu Added
02-Aug-2014 16:07 Penu Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Narrative]
02-Aug-2014 16:42 slowkid Updated [Registration, Cn, Phase, Source, Damage, Narrative]
02-Aug-2014 16:43 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
27-Aug-2014 05:35 Penu Updated [Destination airport, Narrative]
07-Oct-2014 18:21 harro Updated [Source]

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