ZU-AFP emergency landing- Elandsrand. (Brits)

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Re: Zu-AFP emergency landing- Elandsrand. (Brits)

Unread post by WagAero » Tue Feb 05, 2019 4:35 pm

Definitely need new specs Rotor 😎not these 🤓these 😝
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Unread post by Rotor kop » Tue Feb 05, 2019 4:56 pm

WagAero wrote:
Tue Feb 05, 2019 4:35 pm
Definitely need new specs Rotor 😎not these 🤓these 😝
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But the cage needs to be added to the Scammers list because he supplied them 8)
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Re: Zu-AFP emergency landing- Elandsrand. (Brits)

Unread post by Mrb13676 » Tue Feb 05, 2019 5:11 pm

I too am at a loss to explain the lack of a strut on the port side. However on the picture here, the strut is definitely visible.

https://kormorant.co.za/47211/watch-pla ... ts-suburb/

Please also enjoy the video of a plane flying overhead which purports to be of an aircraft making an emergency landing. #facepalm
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Unread post by Walter105 » Tue Feb 05, 2019 5:53 pm

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_ ... 1677585078
ELANDSRAND
Vliegtuig maak noodlanding

BRITS POS – BRITS – Inwoners was vanoggend verras toe ‘n ligte, enkelmotorige-vliegtuig ewe kordaat “geparkeer” gestaan het voor ‘n huis in Magaliesbergweg, Elandsrand.
Raadslid Jan Smith van die VF+ het laat weet dat die vliegtuig voor 08:00 ‘n noodlanding moes maak.
“Die enjin het uitgesny en ek moes’n plek soek om te land, en dié pad het die veiligste gelyk,” het die vlieënier, Thys van der Merwe aan die Brits Pos op die toneel gesê.
Van der Merwe en sy seun, Steve was onderweg van Bapsfontein in Gauteng na die Brits Vliegveld. (Van der Merwe is ‘n voormalige Suid-Afrikaanse Lugdiens kommersiële vlieënier en het met sy aftrede in 2013, reeds 42 jaar diens en 28 000 vliegure op sy kerfstok gehad).
Lede van PSZ-sekuriteit, Leon Rossouw en Hendrik Engelbrecht, was gou op die toneel en die vliegtuig is op die sypaadjie staangemaak. Hans Schwebel, ‘n vriend van Van der Merwe en ‘n bekende in vliegkringe nie net plaaslik nie, maar ook internasionaal was, soos dit vlieëniers betaam, vinnig daar om hulp te verleen, met helper, Justus Mosesewe.
Na die nodige herstelwerk gedoen is, het die vliegtuig omstreeks 09:15 op eie stoom pad gevat in Magaliesbergweg. Nadat die nodige veiligheidsmaatreëls getref en verkeer gestop is, het die vliegtuig, wat maar ‘n paar honderd meter nodig gehad het, veilig in ‘n westelike rigting in Merenskyriflaan opgestyg.
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Unread post by Romeo E.T. » Tue Feb 05, 2019 6:54 pm

dr727 wrote:
Tue Feb 05, 2019 12:48 pm
and it took off again...engines run much better with juice
100% correct
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Unread post by Romeo E.T. » Tue Feb 05, 2019 6:54 pm

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Unread post by Romeo E.T. » Tue Feb 05, 2019 6:55 pm

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Unread post by Romeo E.T. » Tue Feb 05, 2019 6:55 pm

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Unread post by grounded » Tue Feb 05, 2019 7:01 pm

that road does not look anywhere close to suitable !!!!!!!

luck and skill by the ex-SAA pilot made for a succesfull outcome

however,

running out of fuel is INEXCUSABLE !

I hope SACAA throws the law book at him
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Unread post by roadrunner » Tue Feb 05, 2019 7:07 pm

He didnt land close to where the picture was taken that road is as big as a barn door .Know area quite well
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Unread post by savas » Tue Feb 05, 2019 8:50 pm

Mmmmmm.....running out of juice is not too smart for such a short hop.
Outcome could have been a LOT worse!!!
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Unread post by Walter105 » Tue Feb 05, 2019 9:13 pm

Hmmm....so we are speculating that a 28000+ hour pilot committed the very basic error of running out of fuel? Complacency much?
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Unread post by homebuilt » Tue Feb 05, 2019 9:49 pm

maybe he drank the juice and that is why he got out of the area so quickly. How is that for speculation!!! :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Unread post by happyskipper » Tue Feb 05, 2019 10:09 pm

Has anyone stopped to think that the addition of a couple of jerricans of fuel was merely a precaution to ensure that legal minimum fuel requirements were met for his destination, after an unplanned forced landing?
It's called "Jumping to conclusions".
Even if fuel starvation WAS the reason for the forced landing, this could have been caused by a leaking fuel drain, burst fuel pipe, or any number of reasons not associated with bad fuel planning on the pilot's part.
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Re: Zu-AFP emergency landing- Elandsrand. (Brits)

Unread post by jimdavis » Tue Feb 05, 2019 11:23 pm

happyskipper wrote:
Tue Feb 05, 2019 10:09 pm
Has anyone stopped to think that the addition of a couple of jerricans of fuel was merely a precaution to ensure that legal minimum fuel requirements were met for his destination, after an unplanned forced landing?
It's called "Jumping to conclusions".
Even if fuel starvation WAS the reason for the forced landing, this could have been caused by a leaking fuel drain, burst fuel pipe, or any number of reasons not associated with bad fuel planning on the pilot's part.
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