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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 122797
Last updated: 21 January 2021
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Date:28-MAY-2011
Time:AM
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-22 Tri-Pacer
Owner/operator:
Registration: ZS-
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Near the Petroport, north of Pretoria, Gauteng -   South Africa
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft suffered an engine failure while conducting a ferry flight. The pilot carried out a forced landing in a field off the N1 freeway near the Petroport, north of Pretoria. The aircraft collided with a small tree causing it to spin around, shearing of a wing and the nose wheel. The pilot was not injured.

Sources:

1. Lucky escape for light aircraft pilots, passenger
2. Light Aircraft Crashes Into Tree Near Petroport


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-May-2011 10:18 Topaz Added
28-May-2011 11:15 Topaz Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source, Plane category, ]
28-May-2011 13:00 Topaz Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]

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