Accident Micro Aviation B22J Bantam ZU-EFZ,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 272435
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Date:Thursday 2 January 2014
Type:Silhouette image of generic bant model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Micro Aviation B22J Bantam
Owner/operator:Micro Aviation
Registration: ZU-EFZ
MSN: 06-0293
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage:
Location:The Rest airfield in the Nelspruit area, Mpumalanga -   South Africa
Departure airport:Nelspruit (FANS), Mpumalanga
Destination airport:Nelspruit (FANS), Mpumalanga
Investigating agency: CAA S.A.
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The pilot and a passenger took off from Nelspruit on a private scenic flight in the area. The pilot then elected to perform a runway inspection flight at The Rest private airstrip as part of the scenic flight. The pilot flew low over the runway at The Rest airfield and during the climb-out, the pilot allowed the airspeed to decay, resulting in the aircraft stalling at a low altitude during the climb-out and subsequent ground impact. The pilot and passenger were not injured in the accident. The aircraft suffered damage to the fuselage, engine, propeller and wings. Probable Cause The pilot failed to maintain adequate airspeed causing the aircraft to enter into a stall from which the pilot was unable to recover

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: CAA S.A.
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report



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