Accident Hughes 369D OH-HNP, Thursday 10 January 2013
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Date:Thursday 10 January 2013
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
Year of manufacture:1976
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Paavolantie, Kämmenniemi, near Tampere -   Finland
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
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

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

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9 March 1986 N8352F Air Pegasus 0 Mt. Crawford, VA sub

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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