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British man hurt in microlight crash

2012-01-23 16:18

Johannesburg - A British man was critically injured when his microlight aircraft crashed in Munster on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast on Monday, paramedics said.

It appeared the 55-year-old man was trying to land at the airfield around 11:00, but crashed into a steep embankment, Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha said.

Paramedics treated the man on the scene before he was taken to Margate Hospital.

Comments
  • Makatikamusona - 2012-01-23 20:41

    I am gonna say it again, I recommend that anyone aged 55 or more should not fly anything anymore. Another 55yrs trying some adventurous activities. http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/PE-pilot-survives-power-cable-crash-20120119

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