NTSB Identification: NYC08WA243
Accident occurred Wednesday, July 09, 2008 in Parnu, Estonia
Aircraft: Piper PA-28-235, registration:
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On July 9, 2008, at 1219 universal time coordinated, a Piper PA-28-235, Swedish registration SE-KUY, was substantially damaged when it impacted terrain during approach to Parnu Airport (EEPU), Parnu, Estonia. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time. The airplane received substantial damage and the pilot was fatally injured. The flight originated from Liepaja, Latvia at an unknown time.

According to the Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, while the airplane was on approach to the airport, at an altitude of 150 feet, it turned steeply to the right and climbed, before impacting trees.

This investigation is under jurisdiction of the Government of Estonia. For further information contact:

Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications
Emergency Management Department
Harju 11, 15072 Tallinn
Tel: +372 5035511
Fax: +372 6313660

This report is for informational purposes only and contains information released by the Government of Estonia.

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