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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 68154
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Date:06-SEP-2009
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee
Owner/operator:TAS Flite School CC
Registration: ZS-AKS
MSN: 28-23253
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng -   South Africa
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:FAGM (Rand Airport)
Destination airport:FAGM (Rand Airport)
Investigating agency: CAA SouthAfrica
Narrative:
The aircraft lost power and an emergency landing was carried out in a maize field. Apparently a wing struck the ground on landing and the aircraft overturned. The two occupants suffered minor injuries.

Sources:

1. Plane crashes into maize field

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


Images:


Rand Airport, April 20, 2008 3:30PM

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Sep-2009 05:51 Topaz Added
07-Sep-2009 05:54 Topaz Updated

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