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Date:Thursday 17 January 2013
Time:10:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C212 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
CASA C-212 Aviocar 300
Operator:South African Air Force - SAAF
Registration: 8020
MSN: 371
First flight: 1988
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Bloemspruit Air Force Base (BFN) (   South Africa)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Bloemspruit Air Force Base (BFN/FABL), South Africa
Narrative:
The aircraft landed heavily on its nose wheel and thereafter ran off the runway. It ended beside the runway, with the left wing touching the ground. The SAAF flight crew were uninjured. The aircraft suffered wing and engine damage.

Classification:
Heavy landing
Runway mishap

Sources:
» www.saairforce.co.za
» defenceWeb 17-1-2013
» defenceWeb 28-1-2013


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CASA 212

  • 436+ built
  • 82nd loss
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