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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 209982
Last updated: 10 October 2019
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Date:27-APR-2018
Time:11:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic F5 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadair CF-5
Owner/operator:Botswana Defence Force (BDF) Air Wing
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gaborone Golf course -   Botswana
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The fighter plane crashed while the pilot was preparing for the 41st anniversary of the Botswana Air Force. The pilot died in the crash.
The aircraft type was not reported, but the BDF is only known to operate one type of jet, the Canadair CF-5.
In a press release of the Botswana government, the airplane is stated as a BF5 fighter aircraft.

Sources:

www.french.xinhuanet.com
http://www.mmegi.bw/index.php?aid=75498&dir=2018/april/27
https://twitter.com/bwgovernment


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Apr-2018 05:38 gerard57 Added
28-Apr-2018 05:54 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
28-Apr-2018 05:58 gerard57 Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]
28-Apr-2018 08:33 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
28-Apr-2018 08:38 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]

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