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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 181119
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Date:06-NOV-2015
Time:AM
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA30 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-30-160 Twin Comanche
Owner/operator:Chavoos Digital CC
Registration: ZS-EVB
MSN: 30-1218
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Runway 03, Vereeniging Airport, Aerovaal, Vereeniging -   South Africa
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Vereeniging Airport, Aerovaal, Vereeniging (FAVV)
Destination airport:Vereeniging Airport, Aerovaal, Vereeniging (FAVV)
Investigating agency: CAA SouthAfrica
Narrative:
The aircraft carried out a belly-landing on Runway 03 at Vereeniging. According to the preliminary report from the South African Civil Aircraft Authority accident investigation branch:

"During the sixth touch and go circuit, the aircraft landing gear collapsed and the propellers started striking the runway while the aircraft belly was scrapping along the runway until it came to a complete stop".

There were no reports that the pilot - flying solo - was injured.

Sources:

1. http://www.caa.co.za/Pages/Default.aspxOccurence%20Reports/November%202015.pdf#search=ZS%2DEVB
2. https://www.planespotters.net/photo/597183/zs-evb-private-piper-pa-30-160-twin-comanche-b
3. https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1469401
4. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.caa.co.za/Pages/Default.aspxLists/Aircraft%20Register%20List/DispForm.aspx?ID=951]

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


Images:


Rand Airport, May 30, 2015 16:51 Bruce Perkins

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Nov-2015 07:22 Topaz Added
08-Nov-2015 19:32 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type]
17-Apr-2017 23:23 Dr.John Smith Updated [Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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