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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 192007
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:26-JUL-1996
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE55 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft D55 Baron
Owner/operator:C. Robinson
Registration: ZS-FKR
MSN: TE-606
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kimberley -   South Africa
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Kimberley, South Africa
Destination airport:Kimberley, South Africa
Narrative:
During a local flight from Kimberley, the aircraft was seen to go out of control whilst manoeuvreing at low level in the vicinity of Kimberley Prison. Control was not regained and the aircraft impacted the ground in a 30 degree nose down attitude. All five person on board (pilot and four passengers) were killed. It is believed that the passengers were members of the prison staff.

Sources:

1. http://www.ascendworldwide.com/download/Cust/WAAS167_Complete.pdf
2. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.caa.co.za/Pages/Default.aspxLists/Aircraft%20Register/DispForm.aspx?ID=1103]


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Dec-2016 01:39 Dr. John Smith Added
30-Apr-2019 14:08 BEAVERSPOTTER Updated [Aircraft type]

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