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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 247747
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Date:11-FEB-2021
Time:c. 08:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic R22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R22 Beta
Owner/operator:Rotorworx Aviation
Registration: ZS-HWT
MSN: 1128
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Clanwilliam Dam, Western Cape -   South Africa
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A Robinson R22 cropsprayer crashed into Clanwilliam Dam and sank under water.
The pilot managed to swim safely ashore.

Sources:

https://www.news24.com/news24/SouthAfrica/News/helicopter-crashes-into-clanwilliam-dam-pilot-swims-to-safety-20210212
https://avcom.co.za/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=237967 (needs login)
ex.N8043F.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Feb-2021 10:07 gerard57 Added
12-Feb-2021 10:49 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
13-Feb-2021 09:54 A.J.Scholten Updated [Source]

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