Commercial Airways (Comair) Flight 206

Commercial Airways (Comair) Flight 206Tuesday March 1, 1988
The aircraft crashed and burned 8 miles from Jan Smuts Airport while attemping to land. Detonation of a bomb consisting of nitro-glycerine and ammonium nitrate. A mineworker who heavily insured himself was thought to have committed suicide.

Crash Details

DateTuesday March 1, 1988
LocationNear Johannesburg, South Africa
Passengers15
Crew2
Fatalities17
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeEmbraer 110P1 Bandeirante
OperatorCommercial Airways (Comair)
RegistrationZS-LGP
Flight OriginPhalaborwa
Flight Destination Johannesburg
Near Johannesburg, South Africa
Commercial Airways (Comair)
Embraer 110P1 Bandeirante
1988