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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 155230
Last updated: 10 January 2021
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Date:16-APR-2013
Time:18:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth
Owner/operator:Pearl Coral 1323 CC
Registration: ZS-OSS
C/n / msn: 82982
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Modimola Dam in Mmabatho -   South Africa
Phase: Approach
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Mafikeng Airport
Destination airport:Mafikeng Airport
Narrative:
Crashed into the water under unknown circumstances.
Fate of the two occupants is unknown at the moment. Search operations will resume on Wednesday 17 April 2013. At first one body was retrieved by divers, the second body was found trapped inside the plane.
The plane is presumed to be a training plane.

Sources:

https://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/Aircraft-crashes-into-North-West-dam-20130416
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.thenewage.co.za/mobi/Detail.aspx?NewsID=92299&CatID=1007]
http://www.iol.co.za/news/south-africa/north-west/modimolle-plane-crash-victims-named-1.1502648

http://www.avdex.co.za/saregister/photos/ZS-OSSP.jpg (photo)


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Apr-2013 02:48 gerard57 Added
17-Apr-2013 05:23 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
17-Apr-2013 18:56 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]
19-Apr-2013 03:20 gerard57 Updated [Phase, Source, Narrative]

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