Two die in light aircraft crash


It is unclear what caused the accident.

Two people have been killed in a plane crash near Hartbeespoort Dam, west of Akasia, Pretoria, at around midday on Saturday.

ER24 spokesperson Ross Campbell said a Search & Rescue team and the police were already on the scene when ER24 paramedics arrived.

“The bodies of two men were found in the wreckage [of the light aircraft] – they showed no signs of life and were declared dead on arrival,” he said.

It is unclear what caused the accident but Campbell said authorities were on scene to investigate.

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Source: TheCitizen

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