On September 9, 2004 about 1402 local time, a South African registry ZS-KOX, a Cessna 210 airplane, crashed near Livingstone, Zambia during a forced landing after an inflight separation of the propeller during climb to cruise flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed and the airplane was on a VFR flight plan. The pilot and five passenger were fatally injured. The airplane was destroyed. There was fire. The flight originated at Livingstone and the destination was Lusaka, Zambia.

The pilot reported a loss of engine power about 11 minutes after departure from Livingstone. He attempted a forced landing in a field where the aircraft struck trees. The propeller assembly was located about 5 nautical miles from the accident site.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Zambian Civil Aviation Authority. The US Accredited Representative is Dennis Jones, National Transportation Safety Board, Washington, D.C., telephone 202-314-6320.

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