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Man drowns in morning swimming accident

A man has died in an early morning swimming accident in Orivesi, north of Tampere. It happened around 08:00 on Tuesday at the Kikkolahti beach...

One dead in Kajaani plane crash

The pilot of a small plane has died after his aircraft crashed in a field near the village of Vuolijoki in Kajaani. The Monnett Sonerai...

Midsummer drownings, car deaths and driving bans

While many people in Finland enjoyed a long Midsummer holiday, the police and other 112 emergency services were kept on their toes. At least five...

One person drowns in kayak accident

A middle-aged man has drowned in a kayak accident in north east Finland. It happened on Thursday morning around 10:30 on Kiantajärvi lake, north of...

Police say fall caused teenager’s ski death

Police say the death of a teenager whose body was found over the weekend, was caused by a fall. The 15-year old died at Himos...

First death reported from winter storm Aapeli

A 45-year old man in Åland has died, the first reported casualty of winter storm Aapeli which swept through the islands and mainland Finland...

‘Near miss’ investigations find weather, technology was a factor at Helsinki...

Accident investigators say that two near misses at Helsinki Airport on consecutive days earlier this year were the result of bad weather, lack of...

Three Dead In Suspected Drunk Driving Crash

Three people are dead after a suspected drunk driver lead police on a chase that ended in a fiery crash. It happened near Mäntyharju in...

Snowmobile Crash Leaves One Person Injured

One man was injured when a passenger car crashed into his snowmobile. It happened around 14:00 on Sunday afternoon in Northern Ostrobothnia region. Police say the...

Six Injured In Hamina Car Crash

Six people were injured, some seriously, in a crash involving two cars in Hamina region. The crash happened just before 16:00 this afternoon on Highway...