Investigation of air accident near Meraaker airstrip Oeian, Trøndelag county, Norway

Description

7 November 2018 at 1326 hrs (local time) the pilot and a passenger took off from Trondheim airport Vaernes (ENVA). According to flight plan they flew via Selbu and Tydal for later to do a landing at Meraaker airstrip Oeian. The intention was therafter to return to Vaernes. The last time the pilot was in contact with air traffic service (Vaernes Approach) was approximately at 1400 hrs and they agreed that the pilot should take contact on the local frequency in use at Oeian. Approximately half an hour later, the Joint Rescue Center notified that the emergency locator beacon belonging to LN-AAL was activated. Several airplanes did unsuccessful attempts to get in contact with LN-AAL. At approximately 1700 hrs LN-AAL was located some hundred meters north of Oeian airstrip. Both occupants was found deceased. The airplane was substantially damaged. At the accident site there were rough terrain and dense wood.

Location
Near Meraaker airstrip Oeian, Trøndelag county, Norway
Occurrence date
07.11.2018
ICAO Location indicator
ENVA
Aircraft
Van's aircraft serie
Operator
Private
Registration
LN-AAL
Meteorological conditions
VMC
County
Trøndelag
Type of occurrence
Accident
Type of operation
Private
Category of operation
Light, aeroplane (< 5 700kg)
Aircraft category
Landplane, Single-engine, Piston engine
FIR/AOR
ENBD (Bodø ATCC)
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