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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 192739
Last updated: 26 February 2017
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Date:10-JAN-2017
Time:02:00 p.m.
Type:Silhouette image of generic C206 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 206
Owner/operator:Central Air Transport Services
Registration: Z-THL
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ward 19, Kennilworth -   Zimbabwe
Phase: En route
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport in Bulawayo
Destination airport:Charles Prince Airport in Harare
Narrative:
The plane, loaded with 22 kg of gold, en route to Harare, force landed in a field following a loss of engine power. The aircraft flipped over and came to rest inverted. Both pilots sustained minor injuries.

Sources:

http://zimbabwenewsday.co.uk/2017/01/12/breaking-accident-plane-crash-in-zimbabwe-carrying-22-kg-gold/
http://www.chronicle.co.zw/gold-haul-jet-crashes-injured-pilots-escape-wreck-as-guards-rush-to-secure-bullion/
http://bulawayo24.com/index-id-news-sc-local-byo-102094.html
http://centralair.co.zw/?page_id=17


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Jan-2017 09:32 gerard57 Added
11-Jan-2017 09:36 harro Updated [Operator, Narrative]
11-Jan-2017 10:10 gerard57 Updated [Date]
12-Jan-2017 06:46 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Source, Narrative]
12-Jan-2017 06:46 harro Updated [Embed code]

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