2 killed in Pretoria air crash

2009-12-18 16:43

Johannesburg - Two people were killed when their light aircraft crashed at the Wonderboom Airport in Pretoria on Friday afternoon, the City of Tshwane said.

"The plane had just taken off from the airport when it crashed... two people inside died on impact," said spokesperson Console Tleane in a statement.

The cause of the accident, which occurred just before 16:00, was unknown.

"The Civil Aviation Authority has been notified and will be sending investigators to the scene," he said.