Pilot, passenger die in microlight crash in Ballito

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A microlight near the Ballito Microlight School.
A microlight near the Ballito Microlight School.
Ballito Microlights

The pilot and passenger of a microlight aircraft died when their craft crashed shortly after take off in Ballito on the KwaZulu-Natal north coast on Wednesday.

While details of the incident are unclear at present, it is believed that they lost control of the craft about 500 metres from the runway after they had taken off from the Ballito Microlight School.

According to a source, the pilot and passenger were found about an hour and a half after the accident.

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