Aircraft makes beach landing in Richard's Bay

2015-11-08 11:18

Johannesburg – A light aircraft was forced to land on the beach at Richard's Bay on Saturday, said a spokesperson for the NSRI.

Mike Patterson, NSRI Richards Bay deputy station commander, said his crew was activated at 11:15 on Saturday morning following reports that an aircraft had landed on the beach after an emergency landing.

Patterson said it appeared that the propeller of the single engine light aircraft fell off during flight.

“On our arrival on-scene we found a light aircraft that had successfully landed on the beach following an emergency landing with a local couple on board who were not injured and they required no assistance.”

Patterson said the Civil Aviation Authority had been alerted.

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