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WATCH: Moment When SA Plane Crashed During An Aerobatics Display In Harare

WATCH: Moment When SA Plane Crashed During An Aerobatics Display In Harare

A South African pilot was killed at Harare’s Charles Prince Airport on Tuesday evening during an aerobatics display known as “Formation Aerobatics”.

Below is part of the video footage that captured the moment when the plane crashed to the ground, killing the pilot, Mark Sampson.

In a statement on Tuesday, Nils Flaatten of the Marksmen Aerobatic Team confirmed the tragedy. Said Flaatten:

It is with great sadness and a profound sense of loss that today, the MARKSMEN AEROBATIC TEAM can confirm that Mark Sampson, outstanding aviator, honoured team member, trusted number-4 and loyal friend, perished in a flying incident in Harare, Zimbabwe.

The MARKSMEN AEROBATIC TEAM were on the return leg of a roundabout trip from Cape Town to Nairobi, where the team had performed a successful aerobatic formation display at the Kenyan Défense Force (KDF) Museum Airshow, held in conjunction with the Aero Club of East Africa.

The MARKSMEN AEROBATIC TEAM is devastated and we are currently working with the Zimbabwean authorities.

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9 Comments

The King of Serpents 4 weeks ago

@Blue heart.... kkkkk nyika dzese dzine mhepo but zvemuno zvanyanya.


cute 4 weeks ago

anorwara uyo akafira munomu haaziye here kuti kunema potholes


Chombo 4 weeks ago

Wen was your last visit to the airport Mr Smith, i think u just hate your country 🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔


Tateguru 4 weeks ago

Musatambe muchidaro vakomana.
Imwe mutambo unotishaya kuti kuwandirwa nemari here.
It's so sad for his family.
We are so sorry.
MHSRIP


Asalif 4 weeks ago

is that a lie and were did I talk of politics in my comment , I mentioned of air port infrastructure yakadhakwa


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Asalif 4 weeks ago

risking your life flying in Zimbabwean air space many planes are failing to land here because Ian Smith regime equipped control towers they end up landing in Botswana or Zambia


Blue 💙 4 weeks ago

Vakomana 😂,how you politicize everything is amazing

The King of Serpents 4 weeks ago

Nyika ino ine mhepo. MHSRIP.


Blue 💙 4 weeks ago

Kune isina here?😂


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