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Narrative:The pilot, Capt Kari Heilimo ejected but hit the ground after the aircraft had hit trees when coming out of the loop too low, and the aircraft was rolling. The passenger, who had forgot to remove the safety pin from the ejection seat and remained in the aircraft surviving the impact with the ground.
BAe Hawk Mk.51
|Operator:||Satakunnan Air Command, Fighter Squadron 21 [HavLv 2|
|C/n / msn:|| 312199|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Phase:|| Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)|
|Departure airport:||Pirkkala AB|
Capt Kari Heilimo ejected, as plane inverted very low, but hit the ground. Maj Jukka Uhari - did not eject and survived, albeit heavily wounded
Finnish aviation accident database
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