2 die after plane bursts into flames

2013-01-01 13:34

Two people died after the light two-seater aircraft they were travelling in crashed and burst into flames in Phalaborwa, Limpopo.

“It departed from [the] Phalaborwa airfield. Just after it took off, it crashed,” police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Ronel Otto said.

“It also burst into flames.”

She said a man, aged 42, and another, aged 60, died in the crash early today.

Civil aviation authorities would investigate the cause of the crash.


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