An aircraft crash leaves one person dead and the pilot injured
30 April 2012
An aircraft crash in Margate yesterday has left one woman dead and the pilot critically injured.
Reports show the pair was flying around in a rally aircraft around Margate Airport when the plane struck the ground.
Netcare 911’s Chris Botha said when paramedics arrived at the scene the entire plane was engulfed in flames.
He added that the female passenger died because of the severe injuries she had sustained.
The pilot sustained serious burns and was treated on the scene.
He was later taken to hospital for further care.