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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 32606
Last updated: 15 September 2021
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Time:c. 09:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic BK17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
MBB BK 117A-3
Owner/operator:South African Police Service (SAPS)
Registration: ZS-HSE
MSN: 7093
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:45 km NW of Mokopane, Limpopo -   South Africa
Phase: Take off
Nature:Aerial patrol
Departure airport:Appingedam Training Centre
Destination airport:Appingedam Training Centre
Engine power loss during take-off for aerial photo flight. Helicopter hit the ground 85m from take-off point, caught fire and burned out.


Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
02-Nov-2012 06:00 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Other fatalities, Damage]
03-Nov-2012 13:40 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
03-Nov-2012 14:01 TB Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Apr-2016 20:00 Aerossurance Updated [Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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