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Crash of a Partenavia P.68 Observer in Roskilde: 2 killed

Date & Time: Mar 6, 2013 at 1727 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
OY-CAG
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Billund - Roskilde
MSN:
243-03-0B
YOM:
1981
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Captain / Total flying hours:
13973
Aircraft flight hours:
8370
Aircraft flight cycles:
8400
Circumstances:
Aircraft was engaged in a bird control mission over the center of Denmark and left Billund Airport in the afternoon. On final approach to Roskilde runway 03, pilot abandoned the descent and started a go around due to the presence of a slower aircraft. While climbing, aircraft stalled and crashed near runway 03. Both occupants were killed.
Probable cause:
Final approach and go around procedure were non-standard. Accident was caused by a stall during the climb and the distance between the aircraft and the ground was insufficient to complete a recovery. Weather conditions were not considered as a contributory factor.
Final Report:

Crash of a Piper PA-31 Navajo Chieftain in Karlstad: 5 killed

Date & Time: Aug 16, 1992 at 1200 LT
Operator:
Registration:
OY-BZD
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Roskilde-Karlstad
MSN:
31-7401266
YOM:
1974
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
7
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5

Crash of a Piper PA-46-350P Malibu Mirage near Roskilde: 2 killed

Date & Time: Sep 16, 1989
Operator:
Registration:
OY-CEZ
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
46-22030
YOM:
1989
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Roskilde Airport, the engine failed. The pilot lost control of the aircraft that crashed in Hedeland, about 4 km northeast of the airfield. The pilot and one passenger were killed while two other passengers were seriously injured.
Probable cause:
Engine failure for unknown reasons.

Crash of a Cessna 421B Golden Eagle I off Kalundborg: 5 killed

Date & Time: Jul 29, 1986
Registration:
OY-BUS
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Roskilde - Luton
MSN:
421B-0615
YOM:
1974
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
Before takeoff from Roskilde Airport, the pilot received a weather briefing and was informed about the presence of thunderstorm activity over Denmark. All four passengers, two Directors of the Company and their wifes, were flying to London to go to an Opera. About 15 minutes into the flight, the twin engine aircraft went through clouds when it encountered severe turbulences. One of the wing tip tank detached and out of control, the aircraft entered a dive and crashed in the Great Belt off Kalundborg. The aircraft was destroyed and all five occupants were killed.
Probable cause:
In-flight loss of control due to thunderstorm activity and turbulences.

Crash of an Airspeed AS.10 Oxford 2 in Roskilde

Date & Time: Jul 31, 1959
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
OY-FAS
Flight Type:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
While approaching Roskilde Airport, the twin engine aircraft crashed in unknown circumstances in a field located in Snoldelev-Hastrup, less than 3 km southeast from the airport. The crew fate remains unknown and the aircraft was written off.