UCT crash: Lucky escape for occupants
Cape Town – The pilot of a helicopter which crashed
on the University of Cape Town campus on Wednesday morning, was very shaken but
uninjured, paramedics on the scene said.
ER24 spokesperson Andre Visser said there
were four people in the small Robinson 44 helicopter but no one was hurt.
"The helicopter has been destroyed and
was found lying on its left side.
"The four occupants were very lucky they
weren't hurt," he said.
The road had been closed to traffic and
emergency services were still on the scene, he said.
The cause of the accident was unknown.
Visser said the pilot did not want to give
any information until the civil aviation authorities had investigated.