ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48481
Last updated: 25 May 2013
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Narrative:The pilot of the microlight apparently lost control while doing a low-level pass over a private airstrip. It collided with the ground and broke up. The pilot died at the scene and his passenger was seriously injured and airlifted to hospital by helicopter. There have been reports that the left wing failed in flight, causing the crash and there have been other similar incidents in the past on this aircraft type.
|Type:||Beaver RX 650|
|C/n / msn:|| BRX6-0041|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Klipview, Vereeniging, Gauteng -
|Departure airport:||Midvaal Airstrip|
|Destination airport:||Volmoed Private Strip|
The passenger succumbed to his injuries on Friday November 21 after suffering kidney failure.
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