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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 43991
Last updated: 2 February 2020
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Date:10-OCT-2006
Time:13:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft V35B Bonanza
Owner/operator:R.H. Gleimius
Registration: ZS-JYB
C/n / msn: D-9975
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Rhino's Peak, near Underberg, KZN -   South Africa
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Cato Ridge
Destination airport:FATP (New Tempe)
Narrative:
On October 10, 2006 about 1100 UTC, ZS-JYB, Beech V35B airplane, a personal transportation flight, collided with high terrain during cruise flight near Himeville, South Africa. Instrument meteorlogical conditions prevailed, and an IFR flight plan was filed. The pilot and 2 passengers were fatally injured. The aircraft was destroyed. The flight originated at Cato Ridge, South Africa and the destination was Bloemfontein, South Africa.

The investigation is being conducted by the South African Civil Aviation Authority. The US Accredited Representative is Dennis Jones, NTSB, Washington, D.C (tel. - 202-314-6321). CAUSE:

Sources:

1. FAA Preliminary Report
2. Plane missing in KZN - four feared dead
3. Search starts for missing plane
4. No survivors in KZN plane crash
5. Vliegtuigongeluk skok
6. Plane 'shouldn't have flown'


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Oct-2008 00:45 ASN archive Added
03-Nov-2008 13:31 Topaz Updated

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