Event Details

Title:Near-miss, Aircraft incident at Vaasa airport, Finland on 16 August 1999
Micro summary:Near-miss between a military trainer doing a touch and go and a commuter airliner.
Event Time:1999-08-16 at 1514 local
File Name:1999-08-16-FI.pdf
Publishing Agency:Finland Accident Investigation Board (AIB)
Publishing Country:Finland
Report number:B 3/1999 L
Site of event:Vaasa airport
First AirplaneSecond Airplane
Departure:Stockholm-Arlanda Airport, Marsta, SwedenKauhava Airport, Kauhava, Finland
Destination:Vaasa Airport, Vaasa, FinlandSeinšjoki Airport, Seinšjoki, Finland
Airplane Type(s):Fokker 50Vinka VN-21
Flight Phase:ApproachApproach
Operator(s):Skyways ExpressFinnish Air Force
Type of flight:RevenueTraining
Serious Injuries:00
Other Injuries:00
Executive Summary:On Monday 16 August, 1999 at 15.14 local time (Finnish time is used in this report) an incident took place at Vaasa airport on final runway 34 where a Vinka VN-21 light military trainer aircraft, owned and operated by Finnish Air Force (Ilmavoimat) made an avoiding manoeuvre because of close passage of a Fokker 50, SE-LIN, airliner, owned by Aircraft Finance and Trading BW and operated by the Swedish airline Skyways AB. The call sign of Vinka was M 42 (Matti 42) and the flight number of Fokker 50 was SKX 1593. There were 29 passengers and four crewmembers on board the airliner. The pilot was alone in Vinka. Nobody was injured.

The investigation was closed on March 13, 2000.
Learning Keywords:Operations - Airspace - Air Proximity
Operations - Airspace - Air Traffic Control


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