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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 239281
Last updated: 9 August 2020
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Date:25-MAR-1973
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic G164 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman G-164 Ag Cat
Owner/operator:Rural Air Services
Registration: 9J-ADN
C/n / msn: 950
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nyerere Farms near Lusaka -   Zambia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The pilot was demonstrating crop spraying techniques at the Zambian Ploughing championships, when his aircraft crashed Into a hill. The pilot was thrown clear of the wreck as it cartwheeled behind him.

Sources:

https://www.britishpathe.com/video/VLVAC95DDDBCDZUUK1IKS0IV6G46X-ZAMBIA-CROP-DUSTER-AIRCRAFT-CRASHES-DURING-DISPLAY/query/Air+crash
Civil Aircraft Registers of Africa
Air Britain


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Aug-2020 08:02 Cobar Added
09-Aug-2020 17:41 Cobar Updated [Aircraft type]

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