BASE fatality at Kogel Bay on 19 June 2021

We heard this morning of an unfortunate BASE-jumping fatality at Kogel Bay yesterday (19 June 2021). EMS were contacted for rescue operations and the accident was initially thought to be a paragliding accident.

No further details are known or available. All enquiries should be directed to the South African Civil Aviation Authority.

SAHPA Committee

Take note: SAHPA is prohibited from investigating, or speculating on the cause of incidents and accidents. For this reason, SAHPA may only confirm the gender, date, time and location of an accident and will not offer any further comment. Accident investigations are performed by SACAA Accident & Incident Investigation Department (AIID).

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