Incident Jabiru J400 V5-RIZ, 04 Feb 2009
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58621
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Type:Silhouette image of generic JAB4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Jabiru J400
Registration: V5-RIZ
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Windhoek Country Club Golf Course -   Namibia
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Windhoek-Eros Airport (ERS)
Destination airport:Rostock Ritz Desert Lodge, Swakopmund
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed shortly after takeoff from Eros Airport runway 19. The airplane came down on the Windhoek Country Club's golf course, where the left wing struck a tree causing it to plough into another tree.
The tail is on display in Swakopmund in the restaurant Kucky’s pub.


1. Namibia: Plane Hits Golf Course
2. Another Plane Crashes


Revision history:

05-Feb-2009 10:32 harro Added
06-Feb-2009 00:29 Taildragger Updated
06-Feb-2009 00:44 Topaz Updated
29-Dec-2021 19:23 Anon. Updated [Narrative, Photo]

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