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Last updated: 10 December 2019
Date:Thursday 16 October 2008
Type:Silhouette image of generic C212 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
CASA C-212 Aviocar 300
Operator:South African Air Force - SAAF
Registration: 8021
C/n / msn: 373
First flight: 1987
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Bloemspruit Air Force Base (BFN) (   South Africa)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Bloemspruit Air Force Base (BFN/FABL), South Africa
Destination airport:?
The C-212 Aviocar was caught by a gust of wind during takeoff. The aircraft veered off the runway, causing the starboard wingtip to hit the ground.

Runway excursion



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