Accident Beechcraft B55 Baron 9J-RIV,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 219577
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Date:Friday 16 May 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE55 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Beechcraft B55 Baron
Owner/operator:W.C. Preston & Sons (1956) Ltd.
Registration: 9J-RIV
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Kabwe, Central Province -   Zambia
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Kabwe
Destination airport:Lusaka
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed after take-off because of an uncontrollable yaw to the left, following loss of power on the left engine immediately or shortly after lift- off.


ICAO Circular 96-AN/79 page 183

Revision history:

16-Dec-2018 14:16 Cobar Added
13-Apr-2022 10:01 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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