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Accident description
Last updated: 25 April 2017
Date:Monday 3 June 2013
Time:06:50 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft B200 Super King Air
Operator:RV Consulting Partnership
Registration: ZS-GJV
C/n / msn: BB-1167
First flight: 1984
Total airframe hrs:9782
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-42
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Lanseria Airport (HLA) (   South Africa)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Johannesburg-O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB/FAOR), South Africa
Destination airport:Lanseria Airport (HLA/FALA), South Africa
The pilot being the sole occupant onboard the aircraft departed Johannesburg-O.R. Tambo International Airport on a reposition flight for scheduled maintenance to Lanseria. Takeoff and climb was uneventful. Upon arrival at Lanseria, the aircraft landed gear-up on runway 06L. The aircraft skidded for approximately 300 metres coming to halt in the middle of the runway. The aircraft was substantially damaged and the pilot got out of the aircraft uninjured. No fire was reported.
An inspection revealed no abnormalities with the landing gear.

Probable Cause:

Probable Cause: "Wheels up landing due to failure of the pilot to extend the landing gear."


Official accident investigation report
investigating agency: Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) - South Africa
report status: Final
report number: CA18/2/3/9181
report released:13 February 2014
duration of investigation: 255 days (9 months)
download report: CA18/2/3/9181


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Distance from Johannesburg-O.R. Tambo International Airport to Lanseria Airport as the crow flies is 39 km (24 miles).

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