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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 20402
Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Date:12-DEC-2005
Time:17:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic TL20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
TL Ultralight TL-2000 Sting
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: ZU-DWB
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kromdraai Farm near Kinross, Mpumalanga -   South Africa
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:FASC (Secunda)
Destination airport:Farm Uitmalkaar, Leslie
Investigating agency: CAA SouthAfrica
Narrative:
Aircraft took off from Secunda Aerodrome for the short 10 minute flight to the owner's farm situated approximately 22km from Secunda. When the aircraft had not arrived by 18:15 the pilot's wife suspected that something was wrong. A search was instigated, but called off at 02:30 the following morning when the aircraft could not be found. The search was continued at first light and the wreck was located shortly thereafter by the pilot's brother and police detectives. The pilot and his 20 year old son were found dead in the wreckage.

Sources:

1. http://www.news24.com/News24/South_Africa/News/0,,2-7-1442_1850339,00.html
2. http://www.caa.co.za/Pages/Default.aspx [accident ref 8048]

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Jun-2008 13:51 Topaz Added
11-Apr-2012 23:36 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Source]

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