Accident Sling Aircraft Sling TSi ZU-PPA,
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Date:Monday 2 January 2023
Time:c. 18:10
Type:Sling Aircraft Sling TSi
Registration: ZU-PPA
MSN: 207
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Bass Lake, Henley, Gauteng -   South Africa
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Tedderfield Air Park (FATA)
Destination airport:Tedderfield Air Park (FATA)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A Sling Aircraft Sling TSi was destroyed when it crashed into the Bass Lake in Henley, Gauteng.
Chief inspector and test pilot of Sling Aircraft and the passenger perished.

According an eye witness: "They came in for a low level pass over the lake, pancaked the water twice, pulled it up vertically, stalled and then spun in".

Note: Correct name is Sling Aircraft, formerly called The Airplane Factory.

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