Accident Hoffman H36 Dimona ZS-GWG, Saturday 13 January 2007
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Date:Saturday 13 January 2007
Type:Silhouette image of generic DIMO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Hoffman H36 Dimona
Registration: ZS-GWG
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:S33° 39' 29.46" E025° 07' 55.34" -   South Africa
Departure airport:Uitenhage Aerodrome FAUH Eastern Cape Province
Destination airport:Uitenhage Aerodrome FAUH Eastern Cape Province
Investigating agency: CAA S.A.
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
On 13 January 2007, at approximately 1430Z, the pilot, accompanied by a passenger, took off from Uitenhage aerodrome for a local scenic flight. At approximately 1500Z, during daylight in fine weather conditions, the aircraft collided with the terrain in a nose-up, right-wing-low attitude. Evidence from the accident site suggested that the aircraft had not been able to outclimb the terrain, which rises at an angle of 20s? - 25s?. The pilot sustained serious injuries and the passenger was fatally injured during the accident sequence. The aircraft was destroyed. The engine and fuel system of the aircraft were examined and, apart from accident-related damage, appeared to be in a good condition. Probable Cause Controlled flight into terrain (CFIT)

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



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