Pilots lucky escape after emergency landing outside of Letsitele

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Pilots lucky escape after emergency landing outside of Letsitele

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Post by howie » Fri Oct 20, 2017 2:54 pm

Pilots lucky escape after emergency landing outside of Letsitele

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A man escaped injury this afternoon when he had to perform an emergency landing of his light aircraft on the R529 outside of Letsitele in Limpopo.

ER24 paramedics were called to the scene by local farmers and arrived at 12h16.

On arrival, paramedics found the aircraft on the side of the road against a wooden telephone. The pilot was found walking around on the scene.

Paramedics assessed the man and found that he had sustained a small laceration to his thumb. Fortunately, no serious injuries or fatalities were found on the scene.

It is believed that the man had to perform the emergency landing after his aircraft apparently lost power.

Local authorities were on the scene and will be conducting a full investigation into the matter.

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Post by Bell 407 » Fri Oct 20, 2017 3:12 pm

Thanks for posting Howie. Lucky escape indeed as that picture looks like quite a bit of damage as I can't really see where the tail is :thinking:



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Post by Raffles » Fri Oct 20, 2017 9:43 pm

Glad he's OK! Some high speed tape and the plane will be as good as new.



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Post by Propnut » Sat Oct 21, 2017 8:30 am

Those crop sprayers are built tough.



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Post by AC6T » Sun Oct 22, 2017 7:33 am

Propnut wrote:Those crop sprayers are built tough.

I'm sure it will polish out.

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Post by Bell 407 » Sun Oct 22, 2017 8:34 am

AC6T wrote:I'm sure it will polish out.

:haha: :haha:



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