ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145972
Last updated: 25 April 2014
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Date:02-JUN-2012
Time:16:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C206 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 206 Stationair
Owner/operator:Chitokoloki Mission Hospital
Registration: 9J-CHT
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Zambezi river, 5 kilometres from Mize palace in Zambezi District -   Zambia
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Chavuma
Destination airport:Chitokoloki Mission Hospital in Zambezi
Narrative:
A missionary plane crashed and plunged into the Zambezi river. Two people were aboard.
The plane crashed into the Zambezi river after hitting into a ZESCO electricity pylon.
Zambia Army commandos have so far retrieved the body a pilot of the light private plane carrying a white couple that plunged into Zambezi River in Zambezi district.
The commandos had gone back down the waters to retrieve the other body of the female that is still under water.


Sources:
http://independentpost.net/?p=418
http://www.zambianwatchdog.com/2012/06/02/light-plane-crashes-into-zambezi-river/
http://www.zambianwatchdog.com/2012/06/03/pilot-retrieved-from-plane-crash-as-commandos-continue-search/
http://www.chitokoloki.com/?m=201111


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Jun-2012 11:27 gerard57 Added
02-Jun-2012 13:19 Ulysse B. Updated [Total occupants, Total fatalities, Narrative]
02-Jun-2012 13:21 87.211.83.33 Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Narrative]
03-Jun-2012 01:57 gerard57 Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]
03-Jun-2012 04:14 gerard57 Updated [Nature]
03-Jun-2012 05:47 gerard57 Updated [Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Jun-2012 11:11 Andy Updated [Registration]
03-Jun-2012 11:38 Dmitriy Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source]
04-Jun-2012 02:12 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location]
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