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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 152409
Last updated: 8 September 2021
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Time:10:46 EST
Type:Silhouette image of generic H500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hughes 369D
Owner/operator:Heliwest Oy
Registration: OH-HNP
MSN: 1260066D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Paavolantie, Kämmenniemi, near Tampere -   Finland
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Hughes 369D copter did make emergency landing due engine failure and pilot got minor injures.
It was on sawing flight to clear branches near powerline wires and was flying about 60m height.
The engine lost power due maintenance error which resulted in a loose B-nut in the compressor delivery air pressure (Pc) sensing lines.

Sources: Document: Accident investigation report L2013-01

Revision history:

10-Jan-2013 06:29 Penu Added
10-Jan-2013 07:13 Penu Updated [Narrative]
18-Jan-2013 13:26 harro Updated [Total occupants, Source]
27-Sep-2013 08:34 Penu Updated [Source, Narrative]
10-Sep-2014 19:07 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]

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