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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 263646
Last updated: 24 November 2021
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Date:03-MAY-2021
Time:08:17 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic MM16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Magni M16
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: ZU-BDY
MSN: Mgsa 001
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Baviaan Weg farm, Laingsburg, Western Cape Province -   South Africa
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Laingsburg Airfield
Destination airport:Morning Star Airfield
Narrative:
The gyrocopter was destroyed by a post impact fire following an attempted forced landing due to engine failure. A teenage male passenger was fatally injured. The pilot survived with serious injuries and was evacuated to hospital.

Sources:

SACAA preliminary report http://www.caa.co.za/Latest%20Accident%20Reports/Preliminary%20Report%20-%20ZU-BDY.pdf


Revision history:

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05-Jun-2021 10:38 Raffles Added

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