Accident Beechcraft 58P Baron ZS-KMS, Wednesday 12 September 2012
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Date:Wednesday 12 September 2012
Type:Silhouette image of generic B58T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Beechcraft 58P Baron
Owner/operator:Treated Timber Products Pty.
Registration: ZS-KMS
MSN: TJ-286
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Near Pietermaritzburg -   South Africa
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Oribi
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: CAA S.A.
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Three people survived when a Beechcraft 58P Pressurized Baron crashed near Pietermaritzburg on Wednesday morning 12 September 2012.
A Cessna light aircraft had just taken off from Oribi airport when it got into difficulty.

The pilot crash-landed about a kilometre away into a nature reserve.

The pilot and two passengers were unharmed.

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

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Revision history:

12-Sep-2012 03:03 gerard57 Added
12-Sep-2012 03:35 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]

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