Following a tragic plane crash in Centurion involving a Bat Hawk aircraft, the Civil Aviation Authority’s Accident and Incident Investigations Division (AIID) has swiftly responded by deploying a dedicated team to the accident site in Grasslands. The crash occurred on Sunday. The aircraft was severely damaged, and the pilot and a passenger were fatally injured. The AIID team’s primary objective is to gather crucial evidence to understand the details and circumstances.
The Civil Aviation Authority highlighted the importance of the evidence collected, indicating that it will play a pivotal role in shaping the size and scope of the investigation once additional information becomes available. As part of the standard protocol, the AIID team aims to provide a preliminary report within 30 days of the accident. This commitment to transparency and timely reporting is crucial for informing the public and stakeholders about the findings and potential contributing factors.
Emergency response teams, including Emer-G-Med paramedics and various emergency service agencies, swiftly reacted to the incident after receiving reports just after 08:00 on Sunday morning. The aircraft crash occurred in the Sunderland Ridge area in Centurion, and emergency responders’ collaborative efforts were mobilised to address the situation promptly. The tragic event underscores the importance of thorough investigations and safety measures within the aviation sector to prevent future accidents and enhance overall aviation safety.
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