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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 47666
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:14-NOV-2007
Time:15:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: ZS-FTH
MSN: 28-24281
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:N17 Highway, near Snake Road offramp, Benoni, Gauteng -   South Africa
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:FABB (Brakpan)
Destination airport:FABB (Brakpan)
Investigating agency: CAA SouthAfrica
Narrative:
Aircraft was on a training flight, having taken off from Rwy 18 at Brakpan Airport, but suffered a power loss and couldn't maintain climb-out. Instructor elected to carry out an emergency landing, but clipped high tension cables along the N17 highway and crashed in the centre island. Minor injuries to instructor and student.

Sources:

1. Plane crashes on highway

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: CAA SouthAfrica
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

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07-Nov-2008 09:24 Topaz Added

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