The Australian Transport Safety Bureau has appointed an accredited representative to assist the South African Civil Aviation Authority with their investigation of General Dynamics Convair 340, registered ZS-BRV, which collided with a building near Wonderboom Airport, South Africa, on 10 July 2018.
During the initial climb, smoke was observed emanating from the left engine. The aircraft subsequently collided with a building. One person on board the aircraft was fatally injured and 18 people were injured. One person on the ground was fatally injured and two people sustained serious injuries.
The investigation, conducted by the South African Civil Aviation Authority, is continuing.
|Date:||10 July 2018||Investigation status:||Active|
|Time:||1420 UTC||Investigation level:||Short - click for an explanation of investigation levels|
|Location:||Wonderboom Airport, South Africa|
|State:||International||Occurrence type:||Collision with terrain|
|Report status:||Pending||Highest injury level:||Fatal|
|Aircraft model||General Dynamics - Convair 340|
|Type of operation||Unknown|
|Damage to aircraft||Substantial|
|Departure point||Wonderboom Airport, South Africa|
|Destination||Wonderboom Airport, South Africa|