Accident Xian MA60 Z-WPJ,
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Date:Tuesday 3 November 2009
Type:Silhouette image of generic MA60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Xian MA60
Owner/operator:Air Zimbabwe
Registration: Z-WPJ
MSN: 0301
Year of manufacture:2005
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127J
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 38
Aircraft damage: Substantial, written off
Location:Harare Airport (HRE) -   Zimbabwe
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Harare Airport (HRE/FVHA)
Destination airport:Bulawayo-Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport (BUQ/FVJN)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
An Air Zimbabwe MA60 aircraft impacted with warthogs during the take-off roll. Flight 239 was about to lift off the ground when it hit five warthogs. The plane's nose and left main landing gears collapsed after the impact. The aircraft veered off to the left side of the runway and stopped off the runway with damage on the engine propeller and on the wing tip.

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