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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 47666
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee
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
Departure airport:FABB (Brakpan)
Destination airport:FABB (Brakpan)
Investigating agency: CAA SouthAfrica
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.


1. Plane crashes on highway

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

Revision history:

07-Nov-2008 09:24 Topaz Added

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