Documents: SANDF cleared Gupta plane

2013-05-07 14:28
Guests arrive at Waterkloof Air Force Base in Pretoria for the wedding of Vega Gupta. (File, Beeld)

Guests arrive at Waterkloof Air Force Base in Pretoria for the wedding of Vega Gupta. (File, Beeld)

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Johannesburg - The Gupta plane was in fact cleared for landing by the SA National Defence Force (SANDF), documents reveal, reported the Mail & Guardian on Tuesday.

Clearance for the flight to land was also given on the basis that the plane carried "central government ministers" who were actually wedding guests from India.

The documents show that the superiors of three suspended SANDF officials also knew since late February about the flight, the M&G reported.
A massive government probe has been launched into the landing of the private plane at the Waterkloof Air Base in Gauteng last week.
Several officials and police officers have been arrested or suspended in connection with the scandal.

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