Date & Time: Nov 25, 2012 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Piper PA-31-350 Navajo Chieftain
Landing (descent or approach)
Johannesburg-Rand - Johannesburg-Grand Central
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
En route, while performing a flight from Johannesburg-Rand Airport to Johannesburg-Grand Central Airport, pilot reported technical problems on left engine. Few seconds later, right engine fired and pilot reduced his altitude and made an emergency landing in an open field short of Rand Airport. Aircraft rolled few yards and came to rest in flames. As pilot was unharmed, aircraft was destroyed by fire.