ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 89759
Last updated: 21 May 2013
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Narrative:The Fairchild departed George at 16:30 for a flight to Cape Town. On board were Jack Lewis (pilot, owner and MD Lewis Furniture Stores), Sidney Kristall (buyer for Lewis Stores) and Harry Harrison (accountant for Lewis Stores). A witness subsequently said they had seen the aircraft over the Worcester / Rawsonville area around 18.00 and it appeared the pilot was looking for a way through the clouds over the mountain. The aircraft crashed into Sneeuberg in the Du Toitskloof Mountain Range at 18:36.
Fairchild F-24R-46A Argus III
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|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Sneeuberg, Du Toitskloof Mountains, Western Cape -
|Phase:|| En route|
|Departure airport:||FAGG (George)|
|Destination airport:||Youngsfield ?|
1. Avcom - Du Toits Kloof wreck appears!
- as described by Hotspur
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