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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 156732
Last updated: 22 October 2021
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Date:20-OCT-1949
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic C120 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 120
Owner/operator:Comair (Natal)
Registration: ZS-BFU
MSN: 13924
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ladysmith Airport, Ladysmith, Kwa-Zulu Natal -   South Africa
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Ladysmith, KZN (LAY/FLAY)
Narrative:
Written off 20 October 1949: according to the book "FORTUNE FAVOURS THE BOLD: AN AFRICAN AVIATION ODYSSEY By Capt Donald L. Van Dyke, FRAeS (page 80): "Cessna 120 ZS-BFU was lost at Ladysmith on October 20, 1949 when pilot M.A.Arnott spun in on final approach"

Sources:

1. FORTUNE FAVOURS THE BOLD: AN AFRICAN AVIATION ODYSSEY By Capt Donald L. Van Dyke, FRAeS p.80


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Jun-2013 08:01 Uli Elch Added
19-Jun-2013 08:13 Uli Elch Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location]
01-Dec-2016 23:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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