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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70100
Last updated: 12 July 2019
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Time:15:42 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic JS41 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
British Aerospace Jetstream 41
Owner/operator:SA Airlink (Pty) Ltd
Registration: ZS-OMZ
C/n / msn: 41037
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 32
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Runway 08, Port Elizabeth Airport, Eastern Cape -   South Africa
Phase: Take off
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:FAPE (Port Elizabeth)
Destination airport:FAEL (East London)
SA Airlink flight SA8488, a Jetstream 41 veered off the runway onto the grass in wet and windy conditions at the Port Elizabeth Airport during the take-off roll. There were no injuries to any of the passengers or crew and the aircraft was subsequently recovered. It has been reported that the aircraft suffered a hydraulic unibalance valve failure on the steering tiller.


1. SA Airlink plane skids off runway at PE Airport
2. Incident - SA Airlink Flight SA8488 - Port Elizabeth

Revision history:

18-Nov-2009 06:56 jahn Added
18-Nov-2009 08:33 RobertMB Updated
18-Nov-2009 17:09 Topaz Updated

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