Accident Piper PA-28-180 ZS-ELT, Tuesday 1 January 2008
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Date:Tuesday 1 January 2008
Time:11:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-28-180
Owner/operator:Mecocar CC
Registration: ZS-ELT
MSN: 28-2917
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Category:Accident
Location:Swartberg Pass, Grootklip, north of Oudtshoorn, Eastern Cape -   South Africa
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:FAMO (Mossel Bay)
Destination airport:FAWB (Wonderboom)
Investigating agency: CAA S.A.
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Narrative:
The hire and fly Piper Cherokee had taken off from Mossel Bay to fly to Pretoria. Just north of Oudtshoorn in the Eastern Cape the aircraft flew into very misty conditions and collided with terrain near the top of the Swartberg Pass. There were no survivors.

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

Sources:

1. http://www.news24.com/News24/South_Africa/News/0,,2-7-1442_2245268,00.html
2. http://www.news24.com/News24/South_Africa/News/0,,2-7-1442_2245437,00.html
3. http://www.news24.com/News24/South_Africa/News/0,,2-7-1442_2245418,00.html
4. http://www.news24.com/News24/South_Africa/News/0,,2-7-1442_2245632,00.html
5. https://mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__national/&articleid=328834&referrer=RSS

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-May-2008 16:22 Topaz Added

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