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Incident involving a SAAB 340 at Skellefteå airport

Date of occurrence: 2016-02-05

A SAAB 340, operated by Nextjet and headed to Vilhelmina airport from Stockholm Arlanda, experienced problems with the pitch trim system which made the handling of the aircraft difficult. The crew contacted Umeå airport to get permission to land there instead of at Vilhelmina airport. Umeå could not however accept the aircraft. They then got permission to land at Skelleftea airport instead. The landing went smoothly and no injuries occurred.

Helene Arango Magnusson
Investigator in charge
Christer Jeleborg

Latest investigation updates

2017-01-20 Final report
Final report RL 2017:01 - with summary in English

Investigation started
Fact-finding phase
Analyzing phase
Final report published
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