Accident
Last updated: 19 April 2014
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Datum:Dienstag 12 Oktober 1982
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-75-DL
Fluggesellschaft:Comair
Kennzeichen: ZS-EJK
Werknummer: 19484
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 27
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 30
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Graskop (   Südafrika)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
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Unfallbericht:
The DC-3 was on an IFR flight when the NDB signal appeared to be unreliable. The crew decided to divert to Hoedspruit. When the ADF indicated overhead Hoedspruit, the aircraft descended in IMC and collided with a mountain, 36nm from Hoedspruit.

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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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