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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 176963
Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Time:17:30 EEST
Type:PIK-23 Towmaster
Owner/operator:Polyteknikkojen Ilmailukerho ry
Registration: OH-TOW
MSN: 001
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Near Peräkyläntie, 1.5km SSW from Nummela airfield - EFNU -   Finland
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:EFNU
Destination airport:EFNU
PIK-23 Towmaster was towing glider when circa 100m altitude propeller blade separation occoured.
The Towmaster forced land to meadow near road Peräkyläntie. The glider landed safety.
Composite made propeller blade was in test use and it was last checked visually just before accident flight. Cracking point was just outside nacelle.



Photo of OH-TOW courtesy

Helsinki - Malmi (EFHF / HEM)
28 May 2016; (c) Juhani Sipilä

Revision history:

14-Jun-2015 17:29 Penu Added
15-Jun-2015 21:50 Geno Updated [Source]

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