Accident Lockwood AirCam V5-PVS, 08 Mar 2014
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Date:08-MAR-2014
Time:c. 15:35 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic ACAM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lockwood AirCam
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: V5-PVS
MSN: AC 041
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Etosha National Park -   Namibia
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Windhoek-Eros Airport
Destination airport:Ongava Game Lodge
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
Crashed.
Photographer Paul Van Schalkwyk, who was also the founder of One Africa Television, died in the accident.

Probable Cause
1 Loss of control
Contributing factor
1 Steep turn at low altitude with insufficient airspeed.
2 Cross Control stall
3 Loss of situational awareness.
4 Performance of primary task flying the aircraft was relegated to secondary task because of free hand photography while in control of an aircraft.

Sources:

https://www.namibian.com.na/index.php?id=120792&page=archive-read
http://www.az.com.na/unf-lle/van-schalkwyk-abgest-rzt.416612
http://www.mwt.gov.na/documents/98944/100185/12061501.PDF/de6d8e07-f479-4f8c-ab7b-161dc80419c2

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Mar-2014 07:33 harro Added
12-May-2020 08:06 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Time, Cn, Source, Narrative]
12-May-2020 08:08 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative, Accident report, ]

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