Date: June 01, 2002
Time: 06:45
Location: George, South Africa
Operator: Airquarius Aviation - Charter
Flight #: ?
Route: Bloemfontein - George
AC Type: Hawker Siddeley HS-748-372
Registration: ZS-OJU
cn / ln: 1782
Aboard: 3   (passengers:1  crew:2)
Fatalities: 3   (passengers:1  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: The private postal service plane crashed into the Outeniqua mountains, near Outeniqua Pass, after a missed approach to George Airport. The aircraft crashed as it circled for another landing attempting poor weather conditions. Former South African cricket captain, Hansie Cronje, 32, the only passenger aboard, was killed along with the crew. Pilot error. The pilot broke with procedure when trying to land the small cargo plane and failed to heed warnings that the aircraft was too near the ground.

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