National Airways

National Airways Tuesday October 6, 1970
Shortly 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.

Crash Details

DateTuesday October 6, 1970
LocationNear Germiston, South Africa
Passengers10
Crew1
Fatalities3
Survivors8
Aircraft TypeDouglas DC-3
OperatorNational Airways
RegistrationZS-DKR
Flight OriginJohannesberg
Flight Destination Orapa Mine, Botswana
Near Germiston, South Africa
National Airways
Douglas DC-3
1970