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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 89300
Last updated: 7 July 2020
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Time:08:10 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic H500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hughes 369D
Owner/operator:South African Police Air Wing
Registration: ZS-HWX
C/n / msn: 1200872D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Paul Kruger & Mansfield Rd, Pretoria North, Gauteng -   South Africa
Phase: En route
Departure airport:FAWB (Wonderboom)
Destination airport:Helipad Pretoria Police School
A police helicopter with two officers on board crashed in a Pretoria nature reserve on Friday morning.

According to national police spokesperson Brigadier Sally de Beer there were no fatalities.

The crash happened at the Wonderboom Nature Reserve in Capital Park.

Netcare911 paramedics were at the scene in Wonderboom Nature Reserve in Capital Park but said that they would not be commenting further “as it pertains to the South African Police Force”.


1. Good samaritan comes to rescue of police in helicrash
2. Photo Gallery
3. ]Helicopter crash survivors undergoing medical checks


Revision history:

22-Jan-2011 02:22 Obs123 Added
22-Jan-2011 06:09 Topaz Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
22-Jan-2011 06:11 gerard57 Updated [Source]
22-Jan-2011 07:04 Topaz Updated [Source]
22-Jan-2011 20:16 Black Typhoon Updated [Time, Narrative]
24-Jan-2011 00:31 Anon. Updated [[Time, Narrative]]
24-Jan-2011 00:31 Anon. Updated [[[Time, Narrative]]]

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