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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 17839
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Date:26-JAN-2008
Time:12:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C42 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Comco Ikarus C42
Owner/operator:Spatial Intelligence (Pty) Ltd / A. van Niekerk
Registration: ZU-ETF
MSN: 0704-6887
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sterling Farm, Mpophomeni area, near Howick, KZN -   South Africa
Phase: En route
Nature:SU
Departure airport:FAHC (Howick)
Destination airport:FAMG (Margate)
Investigating agency: CAA SouthAfrica
Narrative:
Crew were conducting an agricultural survey of the area and were flying at a height of about 200m above the ground. The aircraft then flew into a valley and was seen to pitch up to gain height, but apparently stalled and crashed. The aircraft burnt out completely. CAA officials took the engine away to be checked.

Sources:

1. https://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=3045&art_id=nw20080126141436677C444749
2. http://www.news24.com/News24/South_Africa/News/0,,2-7-1442_2259443,00.html
2. http://www.news24.com/Beeld/Suid-Afrika/0,,3-975_2259533,00.html

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


Revision history:

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16-May-2008 03:20 Topaz Added

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