Farm couple describe ‘horrific’ fatal plane crash

2008-06-29 00:00

A Hammarsdale couple yesterday described the sick feeling they experienced when they realised that the loud crash they heard was an aeroplane smashing into a hill close to their home on the Bartlett Estate, killing both the pilot and passenger, who are believed to be from Pretoria.

Speaking to The Witness, Justin and Trish von Niebel said they heard the engine of the Piper Cherokee “revving like mad”. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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