Speedflying accident on Clifton Beach on 14 December 2020

SAHPA has learned that a speedwing pilot had an unfortunate accident on 14 December 2021. The NSRI was activated and the pilot was transferred to hospital by helicopter.

The nature and circumstances of the crash are unknown.

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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