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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.

General details
Date: 10 July 2018 Investigation status: Active 
Time: 1420 UTC  
Location   (show map):Wonderboom Airport, South Africa Investigation type: External Investigation 
State: International Occurrence type: Collision with terrain 
 Occurrence class: Technical 
Report status: Pending Occurrence category: Accident 
 Highest injury level: Fatal 
Aircraft details
Aircraft model: General Dynamics - Convair 340 
Aircraft registration: ZS-BRV 
Serial number: 215-54-2813 
Type of operation: Unknown 
Damage to aircraft: Substantial 
Departure point:Wonderboom Airport, South Africa
Destination:Wonderboom Airport, South Africa
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Last update 25 July 2018