ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145106
Last updated: 28 August 2014
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Date:17-APR-2012
Time:14:32 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE58 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 58 Baron
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: ZS-TVT
C/n / msn: TH-1962
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nr. Draaifontein Rd, Greenbushes, about 15km west of Port Elizabeth -   South Africa
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:FAPE
Destination airport:FACT
Narrative:
A Beechcraft 58 Baron crashed after technical problems in a farm field near Draaifontein Road, Greenbushes, about 15km west of Port Elizabeth.

According to eye witnesses it appeared the aircraft was heading in the direction of Progress Airfield - FAPZ, but then made a U Turn and appeared to be coming in to make an emergency landing on the JJ Rankin farm just off Draaifontein Road.

The pilot was killed.

Sources:
http://www.metronewspaper.co.za/2012/04/17/update-plane-crash-near-draaifontein-road/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Apr-2012 11:56 gerard57 Added
18-Apr-2012 01:23 90.193.168.28 Updated [Aircraft type, Registration]
18-Apr-2012 02:17 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Apr-2012 02:20 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Apr-2012 02:23 RobertMB Updated [Narrative]
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