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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 17660
Last updated: 14 December 2019
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Date:02-MAY-2008
Time:09h00
Type:Silhouette image of generic JABI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Jabiru SP
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: ZU-JCR
C/n / msn: 535
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:The farm Buurmanskraal 2km from Fisantekraal Airfield, Western Cape -   South Africa
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:FADX (Delta 200 - Morningstar)
Destination airport:FAFK (Fisantekraal)
Narrative:
The aircraft was apparently on its way to Fisantekraal Airfield to refuel ,as no fuel supplies were available at Morningstar airfield where the aircraft was hangared. The pilot is alleged to have carried out a missed approach at Fisantekraal and during the go-around apparently ran out of fuel . In the process of carrying out an emergency landing on an farm, Buurmanskraal, adjacent to the airfield, the aircraft collided head-on with a wooden electrical pole, which sheared off near the base. The aircraft then flipped over inverted.

Sources:

1. UK-dosent sterf in vliegongeluk
2. UCT mourns the loss of Professor George Lindsey


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-May-2008 07:20 Topaz Added
03-Nov-2008 10:05 Topaz Updated
03-Nov-2008 10:20 Topaz Updated
08-Sep-2016 06:46 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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