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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 59555
Last updated: 22 February 2018
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Date:14-APR-2009
Time:17:20
Type:Cosmos Chronos 16 microlight
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: A179
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hyvinkää Airport (EFHV) -   Finland
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:EFHV
Destination airport:EFHV
Narrative:
The trike crashed almost immediately after takeoff from an altitude of approx. 100 ft due to a stall resulting from a too steep climb angle. The pilot was fatally injured. Investigators discovered that the pilot was technically qualified but had no recent experience flying trikes since his previous flight had taken place 20 years earlier, in 1989.

Sources:

http://finland.fi/stt/showarticle.asp?intNWSAID=21430&group=General
http://www.iltasanomat.fi/uutiset/kotimaa/uutinen.asp?id=1674819
flightforum.fi
http://www.onnettomuustutkinta.fi/1274105575818


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Apr-2009 05:24 slowkid Added
13-Sep-2010 06:11 slowkid Updated [Registration, Source, Narrative]

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