Date & Time: Oct 14, 2011 at 1355 LT
Operator:
Registration:
A2-AKD
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Xakanaka - Pom Pom
MSN:
208-0582
YOM:
1996
Country:
Botswana
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
11
Pax fatalities:
7
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
8
Circumstances:
Few minutes after leaving Xakanaka airstrip on a taxi flight to Pom Pom Camp, in the Okavango Delta, aircraft went out of control, crashed and burned. The pilot and seven passengers were killed as four others were injured. The pilot was a Briton citizen as the seven passengers killed were four Swedish, on Briton and two French. They were taking part to a luxury safari in southwest Africa. Aircraft was totally destroyed by post impact fire.