One man dead after PE plane crash

2018-06-11 18:10
A SAPS helicopter flies over the scene where the helicopter crashed. (Netwerk24)

A SAPS helicopter flies over the scene where the helicopter crashed. (Netwerk24)

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A light aircraft crash in Baakens Valley in Port Elizabeth has claimed the life of one person on Monday.

Colonel Priscilla Naidu said that the aircraft crashed into the river gorge – not far from the Madiba Bay Flight School - at 14:15.

"One person was [in] the plane and his body was recovered this afternoon," Naidu told News24.

"The wreckage will be removed and taken to the SAPS air wing and a report will be compiled to determine the cause of the crash."

Naidu added that an inquest docket had been opened.

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