Plane crash lands in Nchalo sugarcane field

A small single engine plane crashed on Saturday landed in a sugarcane field in Nchalo, Chikhwawa .The plane does not belong to Illovo but the owners  were contracted to do some work  at Nchalo.

Small plane crash landed in sugarcane field

No one was injured but the base of the plane has been extensively damaged.

Illovo spokesperson Ireen Phalula said the plane wanted to do some work in the field before it crash-landed two minutes airborne.

“The pilot made an emergency landing which is standard procedure when there is a problem with the plane,” she said.

She said the engine lost power soon after take-off.

Phalula said civil aviation authorities were immediately called to investigate the accident.

“The plane was serviced this week and had undergone a number of test runs,” she said.

She said Illovo is waiting for the civil aviation accident report.

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Beware of Independent
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Beware of Independent

Malawi at 50 something and fire extinguishers in a planecrash 🤔

chifundo
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chifundo

We need to do better on fire fighting equipment … Such domestic fire extinguishers can not do anything if the crush was a blaze

National CEO
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National CEO

This can be one of the plane used in plantation fields to spray chemiclas and fertiliser. In most cases the planes fly at low altitude and most of the time when they crash, it is not fatal.

King's-son@265
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pitala anali mommo????????

pitala
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pitala

Thank God for preserving their lives.

CHOKA SATANA
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TIPPEX ANSAH MADANDO PITALA —MALAWI PAULENDO DODOLIDO !!

Arafati chimali
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Arafati chimali

Inu this is atoy how a plane crashing and popanda ma injury? Kufunseni ku Etheopia akakuwuzeni

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