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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 244393
Last updated: 29 November 2020
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Date:23-OCT-2020
Time:14:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C182 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 182A Skylane
Owner/operator:Zambezi Valley Parks and Wildlife Management Authority
Registration: Z-YXY
C/n / msn: 18251004
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Chewore area, Zambezi Valley -   Zimbabwe
Phase: En route
Nature:Aerial patrol
Departure airport:Chirundu
Destination airport:Chirundu
Narrative:
A Cessna 182A Skylane crashed in Zambezi Valley in Zimbabwe on Friday 23 October 2020. The wreckage was spotted on Sunday 25 October 2020. One of the four occupants of the plane died in the crash and two received serious injuries. The fourth occupant walked away to look for help and he continue to be reported as missing.

ex VP-YXY, ZS-CHJ

Sources:

https://news.pindula.co.zw/2020/10/26/small-aircraft-crash-kills-one-in-the-zambezi-valley/
https://www.thezimbabwemail.com/main/zimparks-plane-disappears-in-the-zambezi-valley/
https://www.thezimbabwemail.com/main/zimparks-plane-crash-update-one-dead-two-injured-one-missing/
https://www.zimlive.com/2020/10/26/zimparks-man-missing-from-crashed-aircraft-found-alive-after-4-days/
https://avcom.co.za/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=234873&start=15

https://www.zimlive.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/rhino-force-aircraft-1200x900.jpg (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Oct-2020 06:51 gerard57 Added
26-Oct-2020 13:38 gerard57 Updated [Operator, Location, Source]
26-Oct-2020 13:42 gerard57 Updated [Registration, Source]
26-Oct-2020 15:05 gerard57 Updated [Operator, Location]
26-Oct-2020 15:34 gerard57 Updated [Location, Source]
26-Oct-2020 15:45 harro Updated [Registration, Source]
27-Oct-2020 15:26 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source]
27-Oct-2020 17:14 RobertMB Updated [Cn, Source, Narrative]
29-Nov-2020 19:05 Anon. Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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