Pekka Nurmi



Age: 49


Summary: business manager of the Finnish Red Cross in Helsinki, Finland who had been hospitalized in critical condition for more than a month with burns suffered from over 90 percent of his body in the ill-fated El Al Flight 329 airplane accident that killed 77 of the 93 passengers and crew members while attempting to make an emergency landing during takeoff in an apparent tailstrike incident on the runway at Tel Aviv International Airport on July 17, 2006.



Cause of Death: Airplane accident


Born: January 31, 1957


Died: August 23, 2006


Location: Tel Aviv, Israel