Incident Reims-Cessna F406 Caravan II V5-WAY, Monday 8 August 2016
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Date:Monday 8 August 2016
Time:15:29 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F406 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Reims-Cessna F406 Caravan II
Owner/operator:Westair Aviation
Registration: V5-WAY
MSN: F406-0040
Year of manufacture:1989
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Windhoek Eros Airport -   Namibia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:OGV/FYNG
Destination airport:ERS/FYWE
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The aircraft landed with the nose gear retracted after an apparent technical malfunction. No injuries reported. It had originally been scheduled to land at Windhoek Hosea Kutako International Airport (WDH/FYWH) but diverted to the GA airport of Eros when the problem became apparent.

Ascend report the MSN of V5-WAY is 'unknown'. V5-WAX, a Cessna 425 Conquest I MSN 425-0011 is however is operated by Westair.


Revision history:

10-Aug-2016 10:52 gerard57 Added
10-Aug-2016 13:58 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source]
10-Aug-2016 14:31 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Aug-2016 14:41 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Cn, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
18-May-2017 12:26 harro Updated [Aircraft type]

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