Incident Cessna 310 V5-NPR, Tuesday 5 August 2008
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Date:Tuesday 5 August 2008
Type:Silhouette image of generic C310 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 310
Owner/operator:Albatross Air
Registration: V5-NPR
MSN: 310Q0985
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Eros Airport, Windhoek -   Namibia
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:FYWE (Eros)
Destination airport:FYNP (Nepara)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Take-off was aborted and the aircraft returned to the terminal to be checked out by technicians who gave it the all clear. A second take-off was attempted and the aircraft became airborne but failed to gain height. The nosewheel collided with the airport perimeter fence, which caused it to crash and flip upside down. Injuries to all five on board ranged from slight to minor.


1. Photo Gallery
2. Albatross in Eros se drade
3. Another Cessna Crashes at Eros Airport
4. Another Cessna Crashes at Eros Airport (same report as # 3 - just a different source
5. Another Cessna crashes after taking off from Eros

Revision history:

05-Aug-2008 09:45 Topaz Added
06-Aug-2008 09:22 Topaz Updated
07-Sep-2008 15:46 Topaz Updated
04-Feb-2010 03:07 PL Updated [Cn, Source]

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