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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58522
Last updated: 12 August 2019
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Date:17-JAN-2009
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172H
Owner/operator:T A S Flite School CC
Registration: ZS-VIR
C/n / msn: 172-55326
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Albermarie, Alberton, Gauteng -   South Africa
Phase: Approach
Nature:Training
Departure airport:FAGM (Rand Airport)
Destination airport:FAGM (Rand Airport)
Narrative:
The aircraft had been on a cross-country training flight and was on the approach to Runway 35 at Rand Airport when it suffered an engine failure, allegedly due to fuel starvation. The pilot put down on a property in Albermarle, Alberton, approximately 1km from the threshold of Runway 35. The aircraft hit a palisade fence and nosed over coming to rest on its roof. The occupants only had a few bumps and bruises, although one may have suffered a broken nose.

Sources:

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Jan-2009 00:42 33.5 south Added
19-Jan-2009 01:04 Topaz Updated

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