Incident Kitplanes for Africa Bushbaby ZU-ERK,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 283876
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Date:Saturday 1 January 2022
Type:Silhouette image of generic KFAB model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Kitplanes for Africa Bushbaby
Registration: ZU-ERK
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Private farm Waterval -   South Africa
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: CAA S.A.
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
A pre-flight inspection was conducted, and all was normal. The engine wasstarted, and the aircraft was taxied to the runway threshold and aligned for take-off. The pilot reported that during climb, the aircraft experienced a downdraftand a further loss of lift. The pilot opted to execute a forced landing in a bushytype terrain as he had no other option.



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