Report on aircraft accident at lake Øyeren, Enebakk Norway, 17 april 2017 with Hamilton SH-1 Glastar, SE-XUG

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Description

The commander lost control of the aircraft during landing on the lake. The aircraft flipped over and came to rest upside down in the water.

The commander, who was alone, evacuated the aircraft by swimming through the side door. After surfacing he climbed onto one of the floats, witout his PLB and without Air Crew Vest. The signals from the aircraft ELT where not received by any receiver station.

The accident was observed from land, a bystander made an emergency call and the commander was rescued by helicopter.

This report is in Norwegian only. No safety recommendation is issued in connection with this investigation.

Location
Lake Øyeren, Enebakk, Akershus, Norway
Occurrence date
17.04.2017
Aircraft
Øvrige motorfly
Operator
Private
Registration
SE-XUG
Meteorological conditions
VMC
County
Akershus
Type of occurrence
Accident
Type of operation
Private
Category of operation
Light, aeroplane (< 5 700kg)
Aircraft category
Single-engine, Seaplane (incl. amphibian)
FIR/AOR
ENOS (Oslo ATCC)
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