Accident Kitplanes for Africa Bushbaby ZU-AWH, Friday 4 August 2023
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Date:Friday 4 August 2023
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic KFAB model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Kitplanes for Africa Bushbaby
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: ZU-AWH
MSN: 0012
Total airframe hrs:273 hours
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Cape Winelands Airport (FAWN) -   South Africa
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Cape Winelands Airport (FAWN)
Destination airport:Cape Winelands Airport (FAWN)
Investigating agency: CAA S.A.
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
The aircraft took off from runway 05 and the flight was uneventful. During the ground roll on landing, the aircraft veered off to the left of runway. The aircraft sustained minor damage to the propeller tip and main landing gear.


Probable Cause(s)
It is likely that the pilot lost directional control of the aircraft and it veered off to the left of the runway and ground looped before it stopped.
Contributing Factor(s)
Landing with a tail wind.

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: CAA S.A.
Report number: CA18/2/3/10357
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report

Sources:

https://caasanwebsitestorage.blob.core.windows.net/occurencereports/August%202023.pdf

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Sep-2023 12:35 harro Added
28-Sep-2023 12:35 harro Updated
30-Jan-2024 13:27 harro Updated [Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Damage, Narrative, Accident report]

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