Incident Cessna 172 V5-MAR, Wednesday 7 January 2009
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Date:Wednesday 7 January 2009
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 172
Owner/operator:Windhoek Flight Training Centre
Registration: V5-MAR
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Michelle McLean Street, Prosperita, Windhoek -   Namibia
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:FYWE (Eros)
Destination airport:FYWE (Eros)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The aircraft apparently suffered engine failure during the approach to Eros Airport. The 24 year old pilot carried out an emergency landing in Michelle McLean Street in Prosperita and everything would had been fine had the the left wing not hit a street sign. This caused the aircraft to veer to the left and the nose wheel hit the curb and collapsed, causing damage to the propeller.


1. Emergency landing in Prosperita
2. Nóg u2019n noodlanding in Windhoek

Revision history:

09-Jan-2009 17:09 Topaz Added
10-Jan-2009 15:55 Topaz Updated

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