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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 170692
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Time:c. 09:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic P68 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Partenavia P.68 Observer
Owner/operator:Southern Mapping (Pty) Ltd
Registration: ZS-LSX
MSN: 323-16-OBS
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Dzalanyama Forest, Dedza -   Malawi
Phase: En route
Departure airport:FQTT (Tete)
Destination airport:FWKI (Lilongwe)
The aircraft experienced engine problems while en route from South Africa via Tete, Mozambique and Lilongwe, Malawi to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania to carry out a Lidar survey. The pilot attempted to carry out an emergency landing in the bush, but the undercarriage and tail broke off.


1. Plane crash lands in Dedza
2. Photo of Aircraft

Revision history:

27-Oct-2014 13:40 Topaz Added
25-Jan-2020 12:40 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type]

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