One dead‚ at least 20 others injured in Pretoria plane crash

11 July, 2018, 07:28 | Author: Mable Gonzales
  • About 20 injured in South Africa charter plane crash

"Their injuries range from minor to critical", he said.

The aircraft, a Convair 340 (ZS-BRV) was taking off from Wonderboom airport.

Aviodrome wrote on Facebook that it was "hugely shocked", by the crash.

"Medics from ER24 and other services are at the scene of a plane crash at Wonderboom in Pretoria", Russell Meiring, spokesman for the ER24 medical service said.

The plane was likely on its way to Wonderboom airport in north Pretoria, the Tshwane Metro Police Department said.

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A charter aircraft crashed in Kameeldrift on Tuesday afternoon.

The plane had been due to fly later this week to Aviodrome via east Africa, through Egypt, Croatia, Austria to the Netherlands.

The Civil Aviation Authority is expected to start an investigation into the crash as soon as all patients have been cleared from the scene. "Paramedics are treating the patients and will thereafter transport them to a nearby hospital for further treatment".

The plane was a Dutch cargo MAC Martin's Air Charter owned by Air France-KLM.

According to Brandt‚ the plane was repainted in "the classic Martinair scheme for its imminent departure to its new home at the Aviodrome Lelystad in the Netherlands".

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