Brothers die in Eastern Cape plane crash

2012-01-07 14:50
Port Elizabeth - Two brothers lost their lives on Saturday after their light aircraft crashed at a farm in the Eastern Cape, police said on Saturday.

"They were brothers from Port Elizabeth and it looks like they were doing a practice run from and back to Port Elizabeth when the accident happened," said spokesperson Warrant Officer Marianette Olivier.

The Cessna 150 aircraft crashed at 09:40 on Saturday at the Fyfergat farm in the Kruisrivier area, killing the 35 and 37-year-old brothers.

Olivier said Civil Aviation Authorities members were expected on the scene later in the day to investigate the cause of the accident.

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