Date & Time: Jun 30, 2006 at 1900 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 208 Caravan
Operator:
Registration:
ZS-POG
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Polokwane-Vilanculos
MSN:
208-0396
YOM:
1994
Country:
Mozambique
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:

The aircraft left Polokwane airport, in South Africa, for Madagascar via Vilanculos where it has to land to refuel. On final approach, the single engine aircraft hit two palms and crashed in a field. All three occupants were rescued but the pilot died few hours later. The aircraft was destroyed.