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Crash of a Casa 212 Aviocar 300 in Thebephatshwa AFB: 3 killed

Date & Time: Feb 9, 2017
Type of aircraft:
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Thebephatshwa - Gaborone
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
Crashed shortly after takeoff from Thebephatshwa AFB enroute to Gaborone, killing all three crew members. BDF operates two Casa 212 Aviocar registered OC1 and OC2.

Crash of a Britten-Norman Islander in Kwando: 3 killed

Date & Time: Nov 23, 1999 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
OA-4
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Kwando-Gaborone
MSN:
0772
YOM:
1979
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Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3

Crash of a Britten-Norman BN-2A Defender in Botswana: 2 killed

Date & Time: Aug 9, 1979
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
OA-2
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
MSN:
783
YOM:
1978
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The crew departed UK on a delivery flight to Botswana. While flying over the northeast part of the country, the twin engine airplane was shot down by the crew of an Alouette III helicopter from the Rhodesian Army and crashed. Both occupants were killed.
Probable cause:
Shot down by an Alouette III helicopter from the Rhodesian Army.