Accident Saab 91B Safir ZU-BSG, 17 Aug 1999
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 273469
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SB91 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Saab 91B Safir
Registration: ZU-BSG
MSN: 91-289
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage:
Location:Wonderboom Airport -   South Africa
Departure airport:FAWB
Destination airport:FAWB
Investigating agency: CAA SouthAfrica
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
On returning from a local flight the pilot suspected that the nose undercarriage was not locked down. A low fly-past ,past the tower, the ATC confirmed that the undercarriage appeared to be down and locked. The emergency services were alerted and during landing the left-hand main undercarriage collapsed. The aircraft veered to the left, off the runway onto the grass area next to the runway and prior to the aircraft coming to a halt the right-hand main undercarriage also collapsed. Due to the fact that the nose undercarriage remained extended very little damage was caused to the aircraft. The wings of the aircraft were removed and the aircraft was transported by road to the rebuilding site near Lanseria Airport. PROBABLE CAUSE: Due to a link failure the undercarriage collapsed during landing.



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: CAA SouthAfrica
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report
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