Narrative:The Antonov cargo plane performed a go around after a first landing attempt at Tallinn-Ulemiste Airport (TLL) when one of the engines lost power. It made an emergency landing on the ice of frozen lake Ülemiste. The plane was operating for DHL.
|Date:||18 MAR 2010|
|Operating for:||DHL Airways|
|C/n / msn:|| 10503|
|First flight:|| 1981|
|Engines:|| 2 Ivchenko AI-24VT|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||ca 0,3 km W of Tallinn-Ülemiste Airport (TLL) (Estonia)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Departure airport:||Helsinki-Vantaa Airport (HEL/EFHK), Finland|
|Destination airport:||Tallinn-Ülemiste Airport (TLL/EETN), Estonia|
The airplane gradually sank through the ice after the accident.
» Kaubalennuk hädamaandus Ülemiste järvele (Postimees.ee, 18-3-2010)
» Statement by EXIN
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Helsinki-Vantaa Airport to Tallinn-Ülemiste Airport as the crow flies is 100 km (63 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.