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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 89949
Last updated: 17 November 2018
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Date:08-FEB-2011
Time:16:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PC12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Pilatus PC-12/47
Owner/operator:Majuba Aviation (Pty) Ltd
Registration: ZS-GAA
C/n / msn: 858
Fatalities:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Robberg, Plettenberg Bay -   South Africa
Phase: Approach
Nature:Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:FAQT (Queenstown)
Destination airport:FAPG (Plettenberg Bay)
Narrative:
A Pilatus PC-12 carrying employees including the CEO of the company Italtile has crashed into the sea near the Robberg Nature Reserve at Plettenberg Bay. The aircraft was on a flight between Queenstown and Plettenberg Bay when it encountered dense fog at the destination airport, limiting visibility to just 200m. Apparently the pilot aborted an attempt to land and was in the process of doing a go-around. The wreckage of the missing plane was located in the ocean this morning off the Robberg Peninsula. The NSRI has confirmed that there are no survivors.

Sources:

1. Italtile employees are on missing plane
2. Plane ‘disappears’ off Plett
3. Plane wreckage found in Plettenberg Bay
4. Italtile CEO killed in Plett plane crash


Images:


Rand Airport, December 7, 2008, 09.01AM

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Feb-2011 01:54 Topaz Added
09-Feb-2011 02:44 Topaz Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
09-Feb-2011 05:29 Topaz Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
09-Feb-2011 06:14 Topaz Updated [Source, Narrative]
09-Feb-2011 15:10 Anon. Updated [Destination airport]
01-Apr-2013 18:10 TB Updated [Location]
01-Apr-2013 18:15 TB Updated [Source]

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