Date & Time: Feb 8, 2011 at 1640 LT
Type of aircraft:
Pilatus PC-12
Registration:
ZS-GAA
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Queenstown-Plettenberg Bay
MSN:
0858
YOM:
2007
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
2
Pax on board:
7
Pax fatalities:
7
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
9
Circumstances:
On approach to Plettenberg Bay Airport in low visibility, crew did not localise the airport and decided to perform a go around. Aircraft hit the water and crashed into the sea. All nine occupants were killed, among them seven employees and the CEO of South African Company Italtile. At the time of the accident, visibility was 200 metres in fog.