SA 295 - 28 November 1987

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SA 295 - 28 November 1987

Unread post by Mike Brews » Thu Nov 27, 2014 8:28 am

Lest we forget.

Another year gone bye.
On 27 November 1987 at 1423 UTC flight SA295 departed TPE on her fateful journey which culminated in the crash at 0009 UTC 28 November 1987, taking the lives of all 159 souls on board.

RIP my friends. I still miss the camaraderie we had when we flew together.
Time just marches relentlessly on without anything new to report on.
I have lost my picture of you my friends. Maybe someone will post it for me.
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Re: SA 295 - 28 November 1987

Unread post by Ray W » Thu Nov 27, 2014 8:31 pm

I know this is a bit short notice but there is to be a memorial service for the victims of SA295 (Helderberg) in the B747 at the SAA Museum at Rand Airport, tomorrow 28th November at 16h00. If you're going I would suggest that you get there early as seating is limited.
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Re: SA 295 - 28 November 1987

Unread post by Starship » Thu Nov 19, 2015 6:32 pm

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Re: SA 295 - 28 November 1987

Unread post by Starship » Thu Nov 19, 2015 6:35 pm

Fleur Strydom - Cabin Controller.jpg
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Re: SA 295 - 28 November 1987

Unread post by Starship » Thu Nov 19, 2015 6:42 pm

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Re: SA 295 - 28 November 1987

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Re: SA 295 - 28 November 1987

Unread post by dany » Tue Dec 01, 2015 12:06 pm

RIP.
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Re: SA 295 - 28 November 1987

Unread post by Mike Brews » Mon Nov 28, 2016 1:05 am

At 0009 UTC/0209 SA time on the 28 of November 1987, the Helderberg, ZS-SAS, on flight SA295 from TPE-MRU fell out of the sky and plunged into the India Ocean off Mauritius taking all on board to a watery grave. Rest Peacefully friends and colleagues. 29 years have gone by and we will remember you.

Till we meet again.

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Re: SA 295 - 28 November 1987

Unread post by lodge » Tue Nov 29, 2016 5:23 pm

RIP Dave,
and to all the other lost crew,
such a sad loss
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Re: SA 295 - 28 November 1987

Unread post by Euro Flyer » Thu Dec 01, 2016 7:19 pm

Worked with Manny De Almeida in the IT industry before he moved on to SAA (didn't know at the time).

Quite a character and a good laugh to work with - RIP.

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Re: SA 295 - 28 November 1987

Unread post by Mike Brews » Tue Nov 27, 2018 8:35 pm

Lest we forget.

31 years gone bye.
On 27 November 1987 at 1423 UTC flight SA295 departed TPE on her fateful journey which culminated in the crash at 0009 UTC 28 November 1987, taking the lives of all 159 souls on board.

RIP my friends. I still miss the camaraderie we had when we flew together.
Time just marches relentlessly on without anything new to report on

Fondest memories
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Re: SA 295 - 28 November 1987

Unread post by Mike Brews » Tue Nov 27, 2018 8:36 pm

Lest we forget.

31 years gone by.
On 27 November 1987 at 1423 UTC flight SA295 departed TPE on her fateful journey which culminated in the crash at 0009 UTC 28 November 1987, taking the lives of all 159 souls on board.

RIP my friends. I still miss the camaraderie we had when we flew together.
Time just marches relentlessly on without anything new to report on

Fondest memories
Mike Brews
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