Accident Solo Wings Windlass ZS-WEG,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 273510
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Date:Monday 7 January 2002
Type:Solo Wings Windlass
Registration: ZS-WEG
MSN: WL 119
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Private farm near Petrus Steyn -   South Africa
Departure airport:Private farm near Petrus Steyn
Destination airport:Private farm near Petrus Steyn
Investigating agency: CAA S.A.
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
On 7 January 2002, at approximately 1500Z, the pilot took-off from a private farm near Petrus Steyn for a local private flight. The pilot stated that during the take-off run he looked back at the runway. When he looked forward again there was a horse on the runway, directly ahead of the aircraft, with which he collided. During the collision with the horse the aircraft rolled over to the right and collided with the ground. The aircraft rolled over onto the pilot causing 3rd degree burn wounds to his stomach and knee. The aircraft sustained substantial damage during the accident. The pilot was correctly licenced and according to available information the aircraft was correctly maintained. However, the IIC was unable to locate a valid Authority to Fly. Fine weather conditions prevailed at the time of the accident. PROBABLE CAUSE: The horse entered onto the runway and the aircraft collided with the horse.

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



History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
5 April 1999 ZS-WEG 0 Gravel Airstrip east of Messina

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