Monday's fatal plane crash not the first for training school pilot attended

It's emerged a fatal plane crash in which two people were killed on Monday was not the first involving the training school attended by the cadet pilot.

A bystander and the aircraft pilot were killed when the plane came down in a residential property in Vorna Valley in Midrand.

There've been reports from aviation experts that a manoeuvre was not executed at the right angle, leading to the crash.

Questions are now being raised as to the standards employed by the flight training school.

Peter Mashaba, Executive for Accident and Incident Investigations at the South African Civil Aviation Authority joined Bongani Bingwa on Thursday.

He says an investigation into Monday's crash is underway.

As part of the investigation, we will require to review the operation of the training school, the maintenance of the aircraft and even the training of the cadet in question.

Peter Mashaba, Executive for Accident and Incident Investigations at the South African Civil Aviation Authority

Last year, on the 1st of March the same school experienced a fatal accident, whereby there was three people on board.

Peter Mashaba, Executive for Accident and Incident Investigations at the South African Civil Aviation Authority

The final report of that accident will be made public in the next two months.

Peter Mashaba, Executive for Accident and Incident Investigations at the South African Civil Aviation Authority

Listen to the full interview below:


This article first appeared on 702 : Monday's fatal plane crash not the first for training school pilot attended


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
[WATCH] Horrific moment as baby falls down escalator at a mall...but is saved

[WATCH] Horrific moment as baby falls down escalator at a mall...but is saved

Khabazela shares tweets and Facebook posts that have gone viral.

Msimanga opens up about quitting as mayor and the controversial DA billboard

Msimanga opens up about quitting as mayor and the controversial DA billboard

Outgoing Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga says he resigned to focus on his Gauteng premier candidacy.

DRC ConCourt upholds Tshisekedi win, but what does this mean for SA?

DRC ConCourt upholds Tshisekedi win, but what does this mean for SA?

Independent Media's foreign editor Shannon Ebrahim says SA should help find a compromise between Tshisekedi and the opposition.

[LISTEN] Caller Poppy confirms Endumisweni Faith Mission Church abuse

[LISTEN] Caller Poppy confirms Endumisweni Faith Mission Church abuse

A caller weighs in on viral videos doing the rounds of bizarre things happening at Endumisweni Faith Mission Church in Mdantsane.

Holomisa: 'PIC Inquiry needs to look at a number of questionable deals'

Holomisa: 'PIC Inquiry needs to look at a number of questionable deals'

UDM Leader Bantu Holomisa says the PIC Inquiry needs to look at dubious transactions and allegations of impropriety.

#Aircraftcrash LATEST: Two dead as aircraft crashes into home in Midrand

#Aircraftcrash LATEST: Two dead as aircraft crashes into home in Midrand

A female pilot and a civilian man died when a light aircraft crashed into a residential area on Monday morning.

Popular articles
Medical Aid Schemes Council responds to Discovery Health's 2019 changes

Medical Aid Schemes Council responds to Discovery Health's 2019 changes

The council says any changes made to the scheme should be communicated at least 30 days prior to implementation.

[WATCH] Horrific moment as baby falls down escalator at a mall...but is saved

[WATCH] Horrific moment as baby falls down escalator at a mall...but is saved

Khabazela shares tweets and Facebook posts that have gone viral.

Zimbabweans hope Mnangagwa's return from Russia will calm the troubled country

Zimbabweans hope Mnangagwa's return from Russia will calm the troubled country

President Emmerson Mnangagwa is expected to arrive in Zimbabwe on Monday at 9 PM after a week in Russia, says Zim journo.

No co-payments needed for procedures pre-booked in December - Discovery Health

No co-payments needed for procedures pre-booked in December - Discovery Health

A Discovery Health client was shocked when he was told he was liable for R5000 co-payment for a procedure. Discovery explains why.

City to help talented Cape sand sculptor get permit to continue beach artwork

City to help talented Cape sand sculptor get permit to continue beach artwork

Innocent Zungu is a young talented man who has been delighting beachgoers with his wonderful sand sculptures in Cape Town.