Investigation of serious incident between Lysefjorden and Hunnerdalen in Rogaland

Description

On 3 January 2020 a training flight on IFR from Stavanger (ENZV) to Arendal (ENGK) entered a thunderstorm (CB) and icing conditions in flight level FL100-110. Significant icing occurred. The aircraft was not certified to be used in icing conditions. The instructor and the student observed slow flight controls and aircraft vibrations. With assistance from the air traffic services, the crew changed the route and made a descent to lower altitude where they got rid of the ice. The aircraft landed normally at Stavanger airport Sola.

Latest update: 07.02.2020

Location
Sola TMA (ENZV), between Lysefjorden and Hunnedalen, Norway
Occurrence date
03.01.2020
ICAO Location indicator
ENZV
Aircraft
Cessna 172 Skyhawk
Operator
OSM Aviation Academy AS
Registration
LN-AZA
Meteorological conditions
IMC
County
Rogaland
Type of occurrence
Serious incident
Type of operation
Training
Category of operation
Light, aeroplane (< 5 700kg)
Aircraft category
Landplane, Single-engine, Piston engine
FIR/AOR
ENSV (Stavanger ATCC)
Skriv ut
Reports same aircraft model
Reports same category of operation