Convair Radial Crash at Wonderboom (10 July 2018)

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Convair Radial Crash at Wonderboom (10 July 2018)

Unread post by Warbirdsfly » Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:30 pm

Does not look good.

Looked like engine fire on take off on 29. Went down on finals 29
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Aircraft down near wonderboom

Unread post by crazydoc » Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:32 pm

Friend phoned me . Saw aircraft going down and now smoke plume . East of wonderboom
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Re: Aircraft down near wonderboom

Unread post by GeraldNagel » Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:38 pm

My sister at the Army base advised me the same. Thick black smoke. Sirens etc.
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Re: Aircraft down near wonderboom

Unread post by Ray W » Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:39 pm

Any more details?
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Re: Aircraft down near wonderboom

Unread post by Lindsay Powell » Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:41 pm

Rovos? Please No.
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Re: Aircraft down near wonderboom

Unread post by GeraldNagel » Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:41 pm

It seems to be a large aircraft that came down on the Moloto rd.
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Re: Aircraft down near wonderboom

Unread post by Ray W » Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:44 pm

Lindsay Powell wrote:
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Rovos? Please No.
Hell I hope not
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Re: Aircraft down near wonderboom

Unread post by 87Juliet » Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:45 pm

Warbirdsfly reports a Convair
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Unread post by ReonWiese » Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:47 pm

Just received these
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Re: Aircraft down near wonderboom

Unread post by Ray W » Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:49 pm

That's horrible
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Re: Aircraft down near wonderboom

Unread post by ClikkaClikka » Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:58 pm

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File ... 118266.jpg

Seems like it may be a DC3 and Dutch registered?
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Re: Aircraft down near wonderboom

Unread post by Scrapyard Dog » Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:58 pm

Also this. Apparently EMS on scene and Chopper on its way
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Re: Aircraft down near wonderboom

Unread post by Jasondn78 » Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:59 pm

Oh my word!

Is that plane a passenger aircraft? Geez I hope there are survivors!
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Re: Aircraft down near wonderboom

Unread post by Argonaught » Tue Jul 10, 2018 5:00 pm

I would assume it is ZS-BRV painted to look like :

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Any news on the pilots/crew?

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Re: Aircraft down near wonderboom

Unread post by Jasondn78 » Tue Jul 10, 2018 5:02 pm

ClikkaClikka wrote:
Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:58 pm
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File ... 118266.jpg

Seems like it may be a DC3 and Dutch registered?
That tail looks more like a DC4.

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