Tragic end for glider aircraft outing in KZN

2014-05-26 09:46
Johannesburg -  Two men were killed when their K13 glider aircraft crashed into a mountain in Howick, KwaZulu-Natal on Saturday afternoon, paramedics said.  

"It is unknown what caused the collision," said ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring.

He said that local authorities were on the scene to investigate the accident.

Meiring said that by the time paramedics were able to access the mountainside by 4X4, the men, both in their 50s, were found dead on the scene alongside the badly damaged small aircraft.

- An earlier version of this report incorrectly stated that the fatal incident involved a paraglider.
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