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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 59464
Last updated: 25 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic RJ85 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro RJ85A
Owner/operator:SA Airlink Investments (Pty) Ltd
Registration: ZS-ASW
MSN: E2313
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:O.R. Tambo International Airport, Gauteng -   South Africa
Phase: Taxi
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
The aircraft was being taxied to "C Apron" from parking area " M Apron" between Runway 03L and SAA Technical, crossed the grass covered perimeter and ploughed through a 2.2m high brick wall. The aircraft had no or little hydraulic power for steering or braking. The nosegear then went down an embankment and the aircraft bottomed out on the rubble. There is damage to the nose-cone, wrinkling of the fuselage skin below the cockpit and damge to the underside of the aircraft. The aircraft since has been repaired and is back in service.


Other occurrences involving this aircraft

8 Nov 2017 ZS-ASW Airlink 0 over Limpopo province sub


Photo of ZS-ASW courtesy

Johannesburg - OR Tambo International (FAOR / JNB)
24 September 2012; (c) LRS747

O.R. Tambo International Airport, April 8, 2009

O.R. Tambo International Airport, April 8, 2009

Revision history:

08-Apr-2009 16:35 Topaz Added
09-Apr-2009 00:43 Topaz Updated
09-Apr-2009 01:58 Topaz Updated
09-Apr-2009 06:10 Topaz Updated
09-Apr-2009 06:11 Topaz Updated
09-Apr-2009 06:56 Topaz Updated
29-Sep-2009 04:18 Anon. Updated

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