Atlas Angel Gabriel was declared below the minimum safe approach speed
on run-in. This led to a stall and subsequent spin. All skydivers
exited the aircraft and the pilot recovered the spin and landed the
aircraft safely. The matter was reported to the SACAA the pilot
involved will be receiving additional training to avoid re-occurrence.
The aircraft has been inspected and no contributing defects were
discovered. As a precaution the aircraft is also undergoing a stress
Hence forth, all Atlas Angel pilots will undergo more
intense stall and spin training as part of their initial and bi-annual
re-currency training. This will enable pilots to identify and
pro-actively correct situations that may result in a stall or spin.
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