Accident Kitplanes for Africa Bushbaby ZU-AWH, Friday 4 August 2023
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Date:Friday 4 August 2023
Type:Silhouette image of generic KFAB model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Kitplanes for Africa Bushbaby
Registration: ZU-AWH
MSN: 0012
Total airframe hrs:273 hours
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Cape Winelands Airport (FAWN) -   South Africa
Phase: Landing
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
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:
Investigating agency: CAA S.A.
Report number: CA18/2/3/10357
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

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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