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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 210241
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Date:29-APR-2018
Time:13:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic TAYB model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Taylorcraft BC12-D
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: ZS-BLD
MSN: 7750
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:7 NM west of Vryheid, Sangoma, Northern KwaZulu Natal -   South Africa
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Vryheid Airport (VYD/FAVY)
Destination airport:Vereeniging (FAVV)
Narrative:
The aircraft with two onboard was found to have crashed on a mountainside. Weather may have been a factor to the accident.
The pilot (85) and his 82-year-old woman friend died.
The aircraft wreckage was only found early the day after by a Vryheid farmer.

Sources:

https://vryheidherald.co.za/73857/plane-crash-claims-two-lives-following-national-eaa-convention-hosted-vryheid/
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http://aviationdirect.co.za/event/7746/

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Apr-2018 17:40 Anon. Added
30-Apr-2018 17:42 harro Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Narrative]
30-Apr-2018 18:26 ctyone Updated [Cn]
30-Apr-2018 18:26 harro Updated [Date]
30-Apr-2018 20:02 Geno Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Apr-2018 20:05 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Source, Embed code]
01-May-2018 06:53 Anon. Updated [Location, Embed code]
01-May-2018 15:19 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
29-Aug-2019 16:32 Anon. Updated [Departure airport, Embed code, Narrative]

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