Pilot killed in light aircraft crash in Tshwane

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One person was killed in a light aircraft crash.
One person was killed in a light aircraft crash.
Supplied: Emer-G-Med

A pilot was killed in a light aircraft crash on Thursday afternoon in the Pretoria area near Boschkop Road.  

Emer-G-Med paramedics responded to the accident just after 14:00 and found a light aircraft that had crashed into the field.

"The pilot and only occupant suffered fatal injuries and was declared dead on arrival of paramedics," Emer-G-Med said in a brief statement.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Shawn Herbst said that when their medics arrived on scene, they found the plane "completely destroyed".

The scene has been secured by authorities for investigations.

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