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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 74358
Last updated: 15 December 2020
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Date:07-SEP-1997
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-180C
Owner/operator:
Registration: Z-WMN
C/n / msn: 28-2118
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hippo Valley Airstrip -   Zimbabwe
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Bright bridge South Africa
Destination airport:Hippo Valley Zimbabwe
Narrative:
Approaching to land when pilot decided to loop around once more to line up to the runway when the wing of the plane clipped a tree and we crashed, landing upside down with the remainder wing resting on an electric fence outside the air grounds.

Sources:

Air Britain News Jan 2000.


Survivor Jennifer Wilkins 2017


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-May-2010 01:40 JINX Added
05-Apr-2017 09:47 Jennifer7 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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