ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 43007
Last updated: 4 July 2015
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Narrative:On August 4, 2000, at 0920 universal coordinated time (UTC), a Bell 206B (registration ZS-HKP, Bell Helicopter serial no. 1426), that was privately owned and operated by the pilot, crashed on farmland near Burgersfort, South Africa. The daylight flight in visual meteorological conditions had departed another farm in the area, and was en route to a mine in Steelpoort, South Africa.
Bell 206B JetRanger
|C/n / msn:|| 1426|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Phase:|| En route|
|Departure airport:||Burgersfort, South Africa|
|Destination airport:||Steelpoort, South Africa|
Initial reports are that after an engine difficulty, the pilot entered an autorotation, and the pilot and sole passenger on board were fatally injured in the impact and post-crash fire.
1. NTSB Identification: IAD00RA078 at http://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief2.aspx?ev_id=20001212X21749&ntsbno=IAD00RA078&akey=1
||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]|
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