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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 266047
Last updated: 24 September 2021
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Date:28-JUL-2021
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SAVG model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Zlin Savage Cub
Owner/operator:Flying Frontiers
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rietvlei, near Greytown -   South Africa
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A Zlin Savage Cub crashed after it hit powerlines in Rietvlei, near Greytown. The pilot was seriously injured, but later died.
A second Savage Cub (ZU-IPZ) helped to rescue the pilot, but crashed on takeoff.

Sources:

https://www.news24.com/witness/news/kzn/just-in-double-tragedy-as-two-plans-crash-in-kzn-20210728
https://avcom.co.za/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=242380&sid=155e247b8e4a42e745c75776697989dc&start=15


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Jul-2021 15:08 gerard57 Added
28-Jul-2021 15:18 RobertMB Updated [Source]
28-Jul-2021 15:30 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]
28-Jul-2021 16:22 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
28-Jul-2021 16:30 harro Updated [Operator, Narrative]
30-Jul-2021 18:50 harro Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]

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