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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 152399
Last updated: 29 August 2021
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Date:10-JAN-2013
Time:04:20 UTC
Type:Solo Wings Windlass Aquilla
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: ZU-BFP
MSN: WA593
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Wintervogel Airfield, Malmesbury, Western Cape -   South Africa
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Wintervogel Airfield
Destination airport:Wintervogel Airfield
Investigating agency: CAA SouthAfrica
Narrative:
A Windlass Aquilla microlight, with a pilot and a passenger on-board took-off from Runway 08 at Wintervogel Private Airfield. They flew a left hand circuit and on the base leg of the circuit the microlight impacted the ground to the left of the threshold of Runway 08. Both the pilot and passenger were fatally injured and the aircraft was consumed by the
post-impact fire.

Probable Cause
The cause of the accident is undetermined

Sources:

1. Avcom
2. Light aircraft crashes near Malmesbury
3. Two dead in Western Cape plane crash
http://web.archive.org/web/20130113040830/http://www.sabc.co.za:80/news/a/bca98a004e211c6e8728b7f251b4e4e2/Two-dead-in-Western-Cape-plane-crash-20130110
https://tracks4africa.co.za/listings/item/w126573/
https://www.sa-venues.com/things-to-do/westerncape/take-flight-in-a-microlight/
http://www.leeulekker.com/articles/view/south-africa/western-cape/malmesbury/microlights-hang-gliders/aquila_microlight_safaris

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2013 01:13 Topaz Added
10-Jan-2013 02:22 Topazs Updated [Source]
10-Jan-2013 03:10 Topaz Updated [Source]
12-Jan-2013 12:03 Geno Updated [Registration, Cn, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]

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