ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 19839
Last updated: 31 October 2014
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Date:01-MAR-1978
Time:
Type:Blackburn Buccaneer S.50
Owner/operator:24 Sqn SAAF
Registration: 425
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lydenburg, Mpumalanga -   South Africa
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A/c stalled, hit ground 30km north-west of Lydenburg, both crew ejected, but were killed. Crew later named as Major Abel J. Grobbelaar (pilot) and Major J. J. "Koos" Botha (navigator)

Sources:
http://www.saairforce.co.za/the-airforce/history/saaf/attrition-summaries
http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/Buccaneer.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-May-2008 13:42 Topaz Added
17-Jul-2011 01:17 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
13-Apr-2013 07:31 Nepa Updated [Operator]
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