Three killed in KZN plane crash

2014-03-15 18:17
(Desmond Lim, AFP)

(Desmond Lim, AFP)

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Johannesburg - Three people were killed when the small plane they were travelling in crashed near a landing strip in KwaZulu Natal on Saturday, police and emergency services said.

"The plane is apparently burnt beyond recognition," Santi Steinmann, media liaison officer for Netcare 911, told Reuters.

She said the plane was either a four- or six-seater aircraft and went down at Camperdown.

Regional police spokesperson Jay Naicker confirmed three bodies had been pulled out of the wreck of the light aircraft.

Last month, another three people were killed when their twin-propeller craft crashed in Johannesburg's Lanseria Airport when trying to land on a rainy morning.

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