Airplane Crash - Near Germiston, South Africa 10/06/1970

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Germiston, South Africa


Date10/06/1970
LocationNear Germiston, South Africa
OperatorNational Airways
RouteJohannesberg - Orapa Mine, Botswana
TypeDouglas DC-3
RegistrationZS-DKR
Cn/In16660/33408
Aboard11
Fatalities3
Ground0
SummaryShortly after takeoff, the No. 1 engine failed. After feathering the prop, the crew tried to return to the airport but the plane crashed 1.2 miles from the airport. The plane was carrying employees of the Anglo American Corporation.

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