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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58986
Last updated: 5 December 2019
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Date:14-SEP-2006
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic C206 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 206
Owner/operator:Flying Mission Services
Registration: A2-AEP
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Okavango delta near Stanleyu2019s Airstrip -   Botswana
Phase: En route
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Nxabega / Nabeha Camp
Destination airport:Tsigaro / Jacku2019s Camp
Narrative:
A vulture smashed through the pilot side windscreen, while the plane was en route at 2 500 ft AGL, destroying some instruments and becoming entangled in the controls. The pilot made an emergency water landing, which flipped the aircraft. The pilot and two passengers received minor injuries.

Sources:

1. Sunday Standard - Ministry of transport investigating air incident in the Okavango
2. The Ngami Times - Bird strike brings down plane


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Mar-2009 00:41 XLerate Added
19-Mar-2009 12:23 XLerate Updated

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