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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 166502
Last updated: 12 November 2021
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Date:24-MAY-2014
Time:afternoon
Type:Silhouette image of generic as13 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schleicher ASK 13
Owner/operator:Harrismith Gliding Club
Registration: ZS-GIA
MSN: 13409
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mountain in Howick, Kwazulu-Natal -   South Africa
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:FAHR
Destination airport:FAHR
Investigating agency: CAA SouthAfrica
Narrative:
Two experienced pilots, doing what they loved, died on Saturday afternoon when their glider crashed in the mountains in Mpophomeni, outside Howick.

Sources:

http://www.iol.co.za/news/south-africa/kwazulu-natal/pilot-called-for-help-after-fatal-glider-crash-1.1693943#.U4WlE_l_sw8

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-May-2014 23:47 Geno Added
26-May-2014 08:24 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]
26-May-2014 19:00 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type]
28-May-2014 09:08 Alpine Flight Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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