2 die in Limpopo chopper crash - police

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Polokwane - Two people were killed and another was seriously injured in a helicopter crash in Senwabarwana in the Capricorn municipality in Limpopo on Tuesday.

According to police, the private chopper had been deployed to the Blouberg mountains to install antennas.

It was believed that the aircraft experienced technical difficulties, crashed into a pole and then burst into flames, said Colonel Ronel Otto. 

She could not immediately provide more details on the crash. 

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