Report concerning aviation accident North of Halden, Østfold county, Norway 17 May 2016 with Piper Aircraft, Inc. PA-28R-200, LN-AAM

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Description

The aircraft crashed in a wooded area east of Torsnes airport. The pilot in command, who was the only person on board, was found perished close to the main wreckage.

The accident occurred because the pilot in command was struck by an acute medical condition which caused him to die on board the airplane just before it passed Torsnes airfield, where he was supposed to land.

Location
7 km North-North East of Halden, Østfold county, Norway
Occurrence date
17.05.2016
Aircraft
Piper PA-28 Cherokee/Arrow/Archer m.fl.
Operator
Private
Registration
LN-AAM
Meteorological conditions
VMC
County
Østfold
Type of occurrence
Accident
Type of operation
Private
Category of operation
Light, aeroplane (< 5 700kg)
Aircraft category
Landplane, Single-engine, Piston engine
FIR/AOR
ENOS (Oslo ATCC)
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