Convair C-131 crash in Pretoria

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Convair C-131 crash in Pretoria

Postby Not_Karl » Tue Jul 10, 2018 5:58 pm

Crashed shortly after take off, went through a warehouse or something similar, 20 injured :( . Video shows it trailing smoke during take-off.

This was the nice classic aeroplanie:
https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/9002145
https://www.planelogger.com/Aircraft/Re ... BRV/763764

From Jetphotos:
Recently repainted in the classic Martinair scheme of the 1960s in anticipation of its imminent departure to its new home at the Aviodrome Lelystad in the Netherlands. Departure is scheduled for 12 July and it should be arriving in the Netherlands on 23 July. I am sad to think that this is probably my final time photographing this beautiful aeroplane in South Africa but I at least know it is going to a good home.
:cry:

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Re: Convair C-131 crash in Pretoria

Postby 3WE » Wed Jul 11, 2018 3:28 am

...nice classic aeroplanie...
Indeed.

Will Gabriel suggest the installation of TOPMS in Convairs?
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Re: Convair C-131 crash in Pretoria

Postby Gabriel » Wed Jul 11, 2018 3:56 am

How about better grounding all Convairs and putting the airline in our no-fly list?

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Re: Convair C-131 crash in Pretoria

Postby Ancient Mariner » Wed Jul 11, 2018 6:35 am

How about better grounding all Convairs and putting the airline in our no-fly list?
Which airline?
Per

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Re: Convair C-131 crash in Pretoria

Postby Gabriel » Wed Jul 11, 2018 12:34 pm

How about better grounding all Convairs and putting the airline in our no-fly list?
Which airline?
Per
The plane was painted in the colors of, but not operated by, Martin's Air Charter.
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