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Wreckage of the South African Air Force C-47 that crashed in the Drakensberg mountain range. (Photo by BNO NEWS / NETCARE 911)
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Crash Of World War II-Era South African Air Force Plane Kills 11

Posted December 7, 2012 by BNO News

A Douglas C-47 military transport crashed in a mountain range near the border with Lesotho.

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The Beechcraft hit a mountain about 40 miles northwest of Durban, South Africa. (Map by NYCAviation/Google Maps)
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Small Plane Hits Mountain in South Africa, Killing Three

Posted September 17, 2012 by BNO News

A small private plane crashed into a mountain in South Africa, killing all three people on board the aircraft.

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The first Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental sits at Boeing Field after landing on its first test mission. (Photo by Brandon Farris)
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On This Day in Aviation History

March 20th in Aviation History: First Flight of the Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental

Posted March 20, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

The passenger version of Boeing’s latest 747 takes flight, the botched takeoff of an Emirates A340 nearly ends in disaster, US and its allies invade Iraq, Amelia Earhart’s first attempt to circle the globe ends with a blown tire, and more…

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Small Plane Crashes Onto Highway in South Africa, Killing Two

Posted December 15, 2011 by BNO News

Two people were killed early Wednesday evening when a small plane crashed onto a busy highway in the northern region of South Africa, emergency officials said. Three people were injured.

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Two Planes Crash in South Africa While Returning from Airshow, Killing 13

Posted August 16, 2011 by NYCA Admin

South African search-and-rescue teams on Tuesday morning located two planes on a mountain in the country’s northeast after they went missing during severe weather on Sunday.

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Nine People Killed in South African Plane Crash

Posted February 9, 2011 by BNO News

The CEO of the South African retailer Italtile and eight others were killed when the Pilatus PC-12 aircraft they were on crashed into a bay.

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South African to Fly Johannesburg (JNB)-JFK Nonstop

Posted February 5, 2009 by NYCA Admin

South African Airways will be eliminating their Dakar, Senegal (DKR) stop on the Johannesburg, South Africa (JNB) to JFK route making it nonstop. Flights are operated with Airbus A340-300 aircraft.

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