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Last updated: 2 December 2021
Fecha:sábado 30 junio 1962
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-4-1009
Operador:South African Airways - SAA
Registración: ZS-BMH
Numéro de série: 43157
Año de Construcción: 1947
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 46
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 51
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:cerca Durban (   Sudáfrica)
Fase: Desconocido (UNK)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Johannesburg International Airport (JNB/FAJS), Sudáfrica
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Durban-Louis Botha Airport (DUR/FADN), Sudáfrica
A Douglas DC-4 passenger plane operated by South African Airways sustained damage to the tail fin following a collision with a North American Harvard IIA (7464, c/n 88-14163) operated by the South African Air Force.
The Harvard trainer, call sign 'Chaka 2' crashed and both pilots bailed out safely. The DC-4 continued for a safe landing at Durban.

» Fields of Air/ by James Byrom
» Viktor Culjak
» The Harvard Association of South Africa


photo of Douglas-DC-4-1009-ZS-BMH
accident date: 30-06-1962
type: Douglas DC-4-1009
registration: ZS-BMH

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Johannesburg International Airport to Durban-Louis Botha Airport as the crow flies is 500 km (313 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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