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01 November 2016
The reason for the fatal crash of a light aircraft in the De Doorns area is still unknown. It is thought that the plane may have caught alight mid-flight before falling to the ground in a steep area yesterday.
The pilot was declared dead on scene.
According to EyeWitness News, ER24’s Chitra Bodasing-Harduth says: “People heard a loud noise and saw smoke, they then contacted the South African Police Service, which attended to the incident. ER24, Metro and Fire and Rescue also attended to the incident. Personnel were able to retrieve the body of a man, which was found close to the wreckage.”