President Jacob Zuma today sent his
condolences to the families of the Drakensberg plane crash victims.
Eleven people, including six crew members,
were killed when the South African National Defence Force Dakota DC3 C47
crashed in bad weather on Wednesday.
The plane left the Waterkloof Air Force
Base in Pretoria en route to
Mthatha in the Eastern Cape.
Presidential spokesperson Mac Maharj adds that
this tragic incident has caused great anguish to the families and indeed to all
of the country.
They perished on duty while providing selfless
service to the state and the South African nation.
Maharaj adds that this is an incalculable loss
that we cannot even begin to imagine the pain and the loss that the families
must be going through.
Furthermore he said that they all our
support as we collectively mourn our compatriots and soldiers who passed on.
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