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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 141779
Last updated: 31 July 2019
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Date:02-JAN-2012
Time:morning
Type:Silhouette image of generic C210 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 210N Centurion II
Owner/operator:Profile Safaris
Registration: V5-PTL
C/n / msn: 21064413
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Etosha Pan near Namutoni -   Namibia
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Ongava Airport - FYNG
Destination airport:Immelmann Airport - FYIM
Narrative:
A Cessna 210N Centurion II with a pilot and an American tourist couple on board was flying from Ongava Airport - FYNG to Immelmann Airport - FYIM in Caprivi when it crashed into the Etosha Pan's water on Monday 2 January 2012 morning, possibly due to engine failure.
The plane was found in the Etosha Pan near Namutoni and the passengers and the pilot were brought to safety.
The plane was severely damaged, and dismantled after recovery by a helicopter.
It is expected that the plane can be repaired.

Sources:

https://www.namibian.com.na/news/full-story/archive/2012/january/article/plane-crashes-into-etosha-pan/_
http://www.az.com.na/lokales/notlandung-in-etoscha-pfanne.140797.php


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Jan-2012 00:52 gerard57 Added
09-Jan-2012 00:56 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Registration]
09-Jan-2012 01:41 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]
09-Jan-2012 04:53 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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