All 13 people dead in crashed planes

2011-08-16 10:45
Cape Town - All 13 people on board two Albatross planes that went down on Mamotswiri Peak in Limpopo are dead, it was confirmed on Tuesday.

Both eNews and EWN reported the news.

It appeared that the two aircraft had flown into the mountain, Search and Rescue SA’s Johnny Smit said.

Both planes were discovered by a police helicopter, after weather allowed for search and rescue efforts to continue on Tuesday.

The wreckage was found high up on the peak at about 08:00, he said.

"We searched for half an hour, and had an idea from Sunday, as to where the planes were located."

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