Vliegtuigongeval op 01 MAR 1988 met Embraer EMB-110P1 Bandeirante ZS-LGP - Germiston, c. 13 km SW of Johannesburg International Airport (JNB'
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Datum:dinsdag 1 maart 1988
Type:Silhouette image of generic E110 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer EMB-110P1 Bandeirante
Vloog voor:Comair
Gehuurd van:Bop Air
Registratie: ZS-LGP
Constructienummer: 110402
Bouwjaar: 1982
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-34
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 15 / inzittenden: 15
Totaal:slachtoffers: 17 / inzittenden: 17
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Germiston, c. 13 km SW of Johannesburg International Airport (JNB' (   Zuid-Afrika)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Phalaborwa Airport (PHW/FAPH), Zuid-Afrika
Vliegveld van aankomst:Johannesburg International Airport (JNB/FAJS), Zuid-Afrika
An Embraer 110P1 Bandeirante passenger plane, registered ZS-LGP, was destroyed when it crashed in an industrial area of Germiston, South Africa. All seventeen on board were killed. The airplane operated on a flight from Phalaborwa Airport (PHW) to Johannesburg International Airport (JNB).
Witnesses reported that they heard a violent explosion and saw the aircraft break in two. The flightdeck was found more than 250 m (820 feet) away from the fuselage.
A mineworker with marital and financial problems who had recently taken out a large insurance policy on his life, had boarded the plane. He is thought to have detonated an explosive device.

» Flight International 12 March 1988


photo of Embraer-110P1-Bandeirante-ZS-LGP
accident date: 01-03-1988
type: Embraer 110P1 Bandeirante
registration: ZS-LGP

Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Phalaborwa Airport en Johannesburg International Airport bedraagt 381 km (238 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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Embraer EMB-110

  • 500 built
  • 37e ongeval
  • 25e dodelijk ongeval
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