Fatal African Crash Kills Two

Wednesday, February 3, 2010
By George Hatcher

Pictured: A Cessna T206H Turbo Stationair TC obviously not in Africa. This shot was taken of a T206H in Helsinki
Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net
Contact photographer Juhani Sipilä

What: Cessna T206H Turbo Stationair en route from Krugersdorp to Wonderboom Airport in Pretoria
Where: Magaliesberg mountains, Boekenhoutskloof South Africa
When: Feb 3 2010
Who: Pilot and passenger
Why: The flight crashed in a valley in the Magaliesberg mountains (North West Province, South Africa), and on impact burst into flames. A police helicopter found the wreckage around 10.15 am, although the location was not accessible by helicopter. A rescue unit hiked in though a heavy mist. No survivors.

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