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Accident description
Last updated: 24 October 2017
Date:Saturday 24 February 1996
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208 Caravan I
Operator:South African Air Force - SAAF
Registration: 3010
C/n / msn: 208-00160
First flight: 1989
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 11
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Bulwer (   South Africa)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
The Cessna, operated by the 41st Squadron was forced to carry out an emergency landing following engine problems. The aircraft was damaged beyond repair when it ran through a ditch on landing in a valley.

Forced landing outside airport

» Scramble 246
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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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