The Australian Transport Safety Bureau was an accredited representative to assist the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) for their investigation of a 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 SACAA’s Accident and Incident Investigations Division has completed the investigation and the final report is now available. Any enquires relating to the investigation should be directed to the SACAA at: www.caa.co.za
|Date:||10 July 2018||Investigation status:||Completed|
|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|
|Release date:||05 December 2019||Occurrence category:||Accident|
|Report status:||Final||Highest injury level:||Fatal|
|Aircraft model||General Dynamics - Convair 340|
|Damage to aircraft||Substantial|
|Departure point||Wonderboom Airport, South Africa|
|Destination||Wonderboom Airport, South Africa|