Accident Cessna T188C ZS-LHS,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 273112
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Date:Friday 4 January 2002
Type:Silhouette image of generic C188 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna T188C
Registration: ZS-LHS
MSN: T188-03915T
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage:
Location:Runway at Hendriena airfield -   South Africa
Departure airport:Middleburg
Destination airport:Hendriena Airfield
Investigating agency: CAA S.A.
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The aircraft took-off from Middleburg airfield for a crop spraying mission. The task was carried out successfully. After landing at Hendriena airfield, and while taxiing to the holding point, the pilot lost directional control of the aircraft. The aircraft collided with the ridge next to the runway and veered off the left of the runway. The left wing, left elevator and left main undercarriage were damaged in the process. The pilot was not injured. The pilot was appropriately licensed and type rated. At the time of the accident, he had a valid medical certificate. According to CAA records, this was the first accident in which this pilot was involved. The aircraft sustained major structural damage. PROBABLE CAUSE: The pilot lost directional control of the aircraft during taxiing.

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



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