ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 68105
Last updated: 21 September 2014
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Date:30-AUG-2009
Time:9:45am LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ZA6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aerokopter AK 1-3 Sanka
Owner/operator:Snykor CC / George Snyman
Registration: ZU-RIT
C/n / msn: 0009
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Heidelberg valley outside White River Mpumalanga -   South Africa
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Klaserie - FAKD
Destination airport:Nelspruit - FANS
Narrative:
The helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances. Helicopter builder George Snyman and two female passengers were tragically killed. One of the girls was apparently sitting on the other's lap in the two-seat Sanka helicopter.

Sources:
http://www.sabcnews.com/portal/site/SABCNews/menuitem.5c4f8fe7ee929f602ea12ea1674daeb9/?vgnextoid=826dc4dd0eb63210VgnVCM10000077d4ea9bRCRD&vgnextfmt=default
http://www.weekendpost.co.za/article.aspx?id=464848
http://www.news24.com/Content/SouthAfrica/News/1059/bb097c82352148958780dd5c8013d786/31-08-2009-09-49/Children_die_in_chopper_crash


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Aug-2009 22:45 RobertMB Added
31-Aug-2009 04:03 RobertMB Updated
31-Aug-2009 04:18 RobertMB Updated
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