Incident Reims-Cessna F406 Caravan II V5-WAY, 08 Aug 2016
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Date:08-AUG-2016
Time:15:29 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F406 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Reims-Cessna F406 Caravan II
Owner/operator:Westair Aviation
Registration: V5-WAY
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Windhoek Eros Airport -   Namibia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:OGV/FYNG
Destination airport:ERS/FYWE
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
The aircraft landed with the nose gear retracted after an apparent technical malfunction. No injuries reported. It had originally been scheduled to land at Windhoek Hosea Kutako International Airport (WDH/FYWH) but diverted to the GA airport of Eros when the problem became apparent.

Ascend report the MSN of V5-WAY is 'unknown'. V5-WAX, a Cessna 425 Conquest I MSN 425-0011 is however is operated by Westair.

Sources:

www.lelamobile.com
Ascend
https://www.newera.com.na/2016/08/10/survive-crash-landing-eros/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Aug-2016 10:52 gerard57 Added
10-Aug-2016 13:58 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source]
10-Aug-2016 14:31 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Aug-2016 14:41 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Cn, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
18-May-2017 12:26 harro Updated [Aircraft type]

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