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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 219931
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:06-MAR-1979
Time:06:35
Type:Silhouette image of generic C182 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 182L
Owner/operator:Private (E R Christie)
Registration: ZS-FCM
MSN: 58575
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Johannesburg -   South Africa
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed into an apartment building while trying to make an emergency landing on a nearby golf course. Pilot was the award-winning television news cameraman Ernie Christie.

Sources:

British Pathe
https://www.britishpathe.com/video/VLVA7GYGGFXHOWF8XHEP8RBX86ZFO-SOUTH-AFRICA-TELEVISION-NEWS-CAMERAMAN-AND-ELDERLY-COUPLE-DIE/query/Crash
Civil Aircraft Registers of Africa
Air-Britain


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Dec-2018 17:09 Cobar Added
05-Jan-2019 12:03 Cobar Updated [Cn, Source]

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