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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 170692
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Date:16-JUL-2013
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
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:FQTT (Tete)
Destination airport:FWKI (Lilongwe)
Narrative:
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.

Sources:

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


Revision history:

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

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