Accident Solo Wings Windlass Aquilla ZU-BFP, Thursday 10 January 2013
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Date:Thursday 10 January 2013
Time:04:20 UTC
Type:Solo Wings Windlass Aquilla
Registration: ZU-BFP
MSN: WA593
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Wintervogel Airfield, Malmesbury, Western Cape -   South Africa
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Wintervogel Airfield
Destination airport:Wintervogel Airfield
Investigating agency: CAA S.A.
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
A Windlass Aquilla microlight, with a pilot and a passenger on-board took-off from Runway 08 at Wintervogel Private Airfield. They flew a left hand circuit and on the base leg of the circuit the microlight impacted the ground to the left of the threshold of Runway 08. Both the pilot and passenger were fatally injured and the aircraft was consumed by the
post-impact fire.

Probable Cause
The cause of the accident is undetermined

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


1. Avcom
2. Light aircraft crashes near Malmesbury
3. Two dead in Western Cape plane crash

Revision history:

10-Jan-2013 01:13 Topaz Added
10-Jan-2013 02:22 Topazs Updated [Source]
10-Jan-2013 03:10 Topaz Updated [Source]
12-Jan-2013 12:03 Geno Updated [Registration, Cn, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]

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