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Last updated: 23 October 2017
Datum:Donnerstag 3 März 2016
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208 Caravan I
Fluggesellschaft:South African Air Force - SAAF
Kennzeichen: 3004
Werknummer: 208-00130
Baujahr: 1988
Triebwerk: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Langebaanweg Air Force Base (   Südafrika)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Flug von:Langebaanweg Air Force Base (SDB/FALW), Südafrika
Flug nach:?
A South African Air Force Caravan aircraft crash landed on a private farm just past midnight whilst on a routine night flying exercise at Air Force Base Langebaanweg. The pilots were recovered by the Base Rescue Capability. Both pilots sustained varying degrees of injuries and they are currently hospitalized.

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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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