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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22793
Last updated: 26 April 2019
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Date:11-SEP-2008
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee
Owner/operator:Aircraft International
Registration: ZS-ICW
C/n / msn: 28-25350
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Elands River area, near Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape -   South Africa
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:FAPE (Port Elizabeth)
Destination airport:FAPE (Port Elizabeth)
Narrative:
The pilot, who holds a PPL, was practising forced landings. After one such practise run, he attempted to do a go-around, but the aircraft lost power and failed to climb out. He then carried out a forced landing and collided with a tree. Both wings were ripped off in the process. No injuries to pilot and friend.









Sources:

1. Learner pilot crash-lands near PE


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Sep-2008 12:47 Topaz Added
11-Sep-2008 22:48 Topaz Updated
13-Sep-2008 01:27 Topaz Updated
13-Sep-2008 01:30 Topaz Updated

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