South African Airways Flight 512

South African Airways Flight 512Tuesday March 6, 1962
Crashed into a mountain. Error in judgement by the pilot-in-command who attempted a low visual flight, beneath the cloud base, near mountains, in deteriorating weather conditions.

Crash Details

DateTuesday March 6, 1962
LocationNear Seymour, South Africa
Passengers3
Crew4
Fatalities2
Survivors5
Aircraft TypeDouglas DC-3
OperatorSouth African Airways
RegistrationZS-DJC
Flight OriginGrahamtown
Flight Destination Queentown
Near Seymour, South Africa
South African Airways
Douglas DC-3
1962