Accident Cessna 172I ZS-EZO,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55944
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Date:Wednesday 4 January 1995
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 172I
Registration: ZS-EZO
MSN: 17256524
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Johannesburg -   South Africa
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Johannesburg-Rand
Destination airport:pielansberg sun city
Hit power lines on climbout and then crashed into the yard of a house.
This aircraft crashed into my parents backyard
My two relatives died in this crash. Would love to hear from person whose yard it was.
The following factors played a role in the accident
1. Low time pilot from KZN
2. OAT was above 30* and DA must have been 8000ft
3. Overloaded: 3 pax + full tanks
4. Tried to turn back for airport

Very sad to witness this avoidable accident. As a pilot now myself I learnt a lot from this at a early age


PZC 5-1-1995

Revision history:

24-Dec-2008 10:21 harro Added
09-Nov-2009 05:41 RobertMB Updated
22-Nov-2013 11:48 Anon. Updated [Nature, Destination airport]
18-Jul-2023 13:34 Anon. Updated [[Nature, Destination airport]]
23-Sep-2023 06:54 Anon. Updated [[[Nature, Destination airport]]]
20-Jan-2024 08:34 PamK Updated [Narrative]

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