Saturday, June 30, 2012

A Pilot was killed in an Air Show in Klerksdorp

Mluleki Mrwebi
30 June 2012

A pilot was killed when an aircraft crashed while taking part in the Klerksdorp Air Show in the North West province this morning.

Netcare911`s Spokesperson Jeff Wicks says the Air Force Viper aircraft apparently crashed while executing an aerial maneuver.

Wicks said that the aircraft burst into flames on impact.

He added that the cause of the crash is to be investigated.

SA National Defence Force Spokesperson Siphiwe Dlamini said the aircraft was an L-39 Albatros which does not belong to the Air force.



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