Accident Pilatus PC-12/45 ZS-SRP, Tuesday 17 September 2013
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Date:Tuesday 17 September 2013
Type:Silhouette image of generic PC12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Pilatus PC-12/45
Owner/operator:Federal Airlines
Registration: ZS-SRP
MSN: 317
Year of manufacture:2000
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Ellisras Airstrip -   South Africa
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Ellisras Airstrip
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
During takeoff from an unpaved airstrip at 50 knots a load bang was heard and the aircraft immediately veered left. Full right rudder was applied but directional control could not be maintained.The aircraft veered left off the runway and the left main undercarriage collapsed.
The aircraft came to a stop and an evacuation and shutdown was performed. There were no injuries.



Photo: Alan Wilson, Sept. 2014 at O.R. Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Revision history:

27-Nov-2021 10:47 harro Added
27-Nov-2021 10:49 harro Updated [Photo]

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