Pilot dies in East Rand crash

2010-04-14 12:09

A helicopter crashed in Alberton today, killing its


The crash occurred in an open field at the intersection of the R554

and Klipriver Drive at midday, Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha said.

“It crashed in an off-road go-cart track. The pilot died at the

scene due to the severe injuries he sustained.”

It was not known where he was heading to. There were no other

passengers in the helicopter.

“The wreckage spread over 100 meters, authorities are at the

scene,” Botha said.

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