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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 68206
Last updated: 12 December 2019
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Date:11-SEP-2009
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA31 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-31-325 Navajo C/R
Owner/operator:N P G Air Partnership
Registration: ZS-NPG
C/n / msn: 31-7912092
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Nampula Airport, Nampula -   Mozambique
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Nampula Airport, Nampula (APL/FQNP)
Destination airport:Nampula Airport, Nampula (APL/FQNP)
Narrative:
The aircraft lost an engine shortly after take-off, the pilot feathered the prop and returned to land. He extended the gear on short finals, but one main gear leg failed to extend/lock, resulting in a loss of control on the ground and a prop strike on the good engine.

Sources:

1. SA plane crashes in Mozambique
2. http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/photo/000789376.html
3. https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1226117
4. http://www.airliners.net/photo/Untitled/Piper-PA-31-325-Navajo-C-R/744697


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Sep-2009 06:57 Topaz Added
20-Oct-2017 17:26 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]

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