Loss of control Accident Cessna 172RG Cutlass RG ZS-KNE, Sunday 21 April 2024
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Date:Sunday 21 April 2024
Time:c. 15:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 172RG Cutlass RG
Owner/operator:Kishugu Aviation
Registration: ZS-KNE
MSN: 172RG0363
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Category:Accident
Location:near Witbank, Highveld, Mpumalanga -   South Africa
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Witbank Airport (FAWI)
Destination airport:Witbank Airport (FAWI)
Investigating agency: CAA S.A.
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Narrative:
A Cessna 172RG Cutlass RG stalled, crashed and caught fire near Witbank, Highveld, Mpumalanga.
Three occupants perished and one suffered serious injuries and the aircraft was destroyed by the post impact fire.

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: CAA S.A.
Report number: 
Status: Preliminary report
Duration:
Download report: Preliminary report

Sources:

https://www.citizen.co.za/network-news/lnn/article/3-killed-1-injured-in-light-aircraft-crash-outside-emalahleni/
https://www.citizen.co.za/witbank-news/news-headlines/2024/04/22/aiid-probes-light-aircraft-crash-outside-emalahleni/
https://www.avcom.co.za/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?t=264846
https://www.facebook.com/share/p/afYpUAHwFtLeGLcX/?mibextid=oFDknk

https://d3trj3zqmkebtg.cloudfront.net/pics/281/281689_big.jpg (photo)

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Apr-2024 18:49 Captain Adam Added
21-Apr-2024 20:56 vasilf Updated [Phase, Departure airport, Narrative]
22-Apr-2024 08:54 ijacobs3 Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
22-Apr-2024 12:07 ASN Updated [Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Apr-2024 15:46 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]
23-Apr-2024 09:35 Anon. Updated [Damage]
03-May-2024 05:55 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities, Source]
04-Jun-2024 05:08 ASN Updated [Operator, Phase, Departure airport, Narrative, Accident report]

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