Ndebele: Airlink pilot a true SA hero

2009-10-15 00:00

NATIONAL Transport Minister Sibusiso Ndebele described SA Airlink pilot Captain Allister Freeman, who died in hospital last week from serious injuries following his crash-landing at Durban’s Merebank on September 24, as a true South African hero.

“These are the marks of true South African heroes. In directing the aircraft towards the school sports field in Merebank, Allister saved us from … a worse tragedy. We are pained by his passing …” he said at Freeman’s funeral in Boksburg.

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