Kvevlax

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Kvevlax
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Kvevlax
Coordinates: 63°10′N21°50′E / 63.167°N 21.833°E / 63.167; 21.833 Coordinates: 63°10′N21°50′E / 63.167°N 21.833°E / 63.167; 21.833
Country Finland
Region Korsholm
Time zone UTC+02:00 (EET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+03:00 (EEST)

Kvevlax (Finnish : Koivulahti) is a church village in the municipality of Korsholm, Finland. It is located approximately 15 kilometres (9 mi) north of the city of Vaasa. Kvevlax became an independent parish in 1857. Until 1 January 1973 it was an independent municipality. Kvevlax has a lower grade primary education school, a kindergarten, a running track and an ice rink. There are two local grocery shops, a library and a bank.

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Flight 311 air crash

On 3 January 1961, a DC-3, the Aero O/Y Flight 311, crashed in Kvevlax, with the loss of all 25 on board. The DC-3 crash was blamed on alcohol-intoxicated and sleep-deprived pilots. The accident remains the worst in Finnish aviation history.

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