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Criminal Occurrence
Last updated: 13 December 2017
Estado:
Fecha:martes 1 marzo 1988
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic E110 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer EMB-110P1 Bandeirante
Operado por:Comair
Alquilado a :Bop Air
Registración: ZS-LGP
Numéro de série: 110402
Año de Construcción: 1982
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-34
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 15 / Ocupantes: 15
Total:Fatalidades: 17 / Ocupantes: 17
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Germiston, c. 13 km SW of Johannesburg International Airport (JNB' (   Sudáfrica)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Phalaborwa Airport (PHW/FAPH), Sudáfrica
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Johannesburg International Airport (JNB/FAJS), Sudáfrica
Descripción:
An Embraer 110P1 Bandeirante passenger plane, registered ZS-LGP, was destroyed when it crashed in an industrial area of Germiston, South Africa. All seventeen on board were killed. The airplane operated on a flight from Phalaborwa Airport (PHW) to Johannesburg International Airport (JNB).
Witnesses reported that they heard a violent explosion and saw the aircraft break in two. The flightdeck was found more than 250 m (820 feet) away from the fuselage.
A mineworker with marital and financial problems who had recently taken out a large insurance policy on his life, had boarded the plane. He is thought to have detonated an explosive device.

Fuentes:
» Flight International 12 March 1988


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Phalaborwa Airport to Johannesburg International Airport as the crow flies is 381 km (238 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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