Man, woman killed in chopper crash

2014-09-25 22:16
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Johannesburg - Two people killed in a helicopter crash on Thursday were a man and woman, and not two men as originally thought, paramedics said.

"After the bodies were pulled from the helicopter, it was discovered they were of a man and woman," Netcare 911 spokesperson Santi Steinmann said.

Earlier on Thursday, MiX Telematics Africa said the helicopter, which crashed near Rand Airport on the East Rand, was a Matrix vehicle tracking helicopter.

"MiX Telematics are aware of the incident that took place this afternoon where we confirm that it was a Matrix vehicle tracking helicopter, operated by Henley Air, which has crashed," said managing director Brendan Horan.

MiX Telematics and the civil aviation authority were investigating the accident, he said.


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