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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 249443
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Type:Silhouette image of generic BE35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Beechcraft K35 Bonanza
Registration: ZS-XAM
MSN: D-5968
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Cape Town International (FACT) -   South Africa
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Cape Town International Airport (CPT/FACT)
Destination airport:Cape Town International Airport (CPT/FACT)
Investigating agency: CAA SouthAfrica
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A student pilot was getting a conversion on a Beechcraft Bonanza. The instructor and student pilot took off from Cape Town International (FACT) on runway 19 with an intention to fly to the general flying area and return to FACT. After take-off the passenger door popped open and was unable to be latched again, and the crew elected to re-join the circuit and land. After landing as the aircraft was rolling down the runway the nose wheel collapsed. During the single circuit, the landing gear was never recycled up and the student pilot never took control of the aircraft.


Revision history:

04-Apr-2021 19:15 harro Added
04-Apr-2021 19:35 harro Updated [Aircraft type]

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