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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 78768
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:13-OCT-2010
Time:09:00 UTC
Type:Ravin 500
Owner/operator:Troll Aircraft CC
Registration: ZU-XML
MSN: 0905021
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Krugersdorp Airport, Gauteng -   South Africa
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:FAWB (Wonderboom)
Destination airport:FAKR (Krugersdorp)
Investigating agency: CAA SouthAfrica
Narrative:
Aircraft hit extreme wind-shear / dust-devil on landing at FAKR and was slammed onto the runway. Undercarriage side support broke and landing gear folded inwards, with right side of the tailplane touching ground. Aircraft thus slowly went off RWY and impacted stanchion on hangar parallel with RWY. Pilot had minor injury (broken wrist). Aircraft with limited damage to left wing, under-carriage, and tail-plane

Sources:

Examined wreck today and obtained info from reliable witnesses. Final update may 10 2011 by pilot/owner

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: CAA SouthAfrica
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Images:

Photo of ZU-XML courtesy AirHistory.net


Dublin - Weston (EIWT)
25 September 2015; (c) Gerry Barron

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Oct-2010 15:32 avcat Added
17-Oct-2010 11:12 RobertMB Updated [Cn, Operator]
28-Oct-2010 06:45 Topaz Updated [Location, Destination airport]
10-May-2011 02:46 Calle_Hedberg Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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