Meet the heroic pilot who went to extreme lengths to fly home stranded southern Africans during the Covid-19 pandemic

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Tertius Myburgh has even used his own money to help stranded South Africans and Zimbabweans. (Photo: Supplied)
Tertius Myburgh has even used his own money to help stranded South Africans and Zimbabweans. (Photo: Supplied)

His Facebook profile is chock-a-block with messages of gratitude: people thanking him for reuniting them with their families, for stepping in to help when they were stranded in foreign countries without any clue how they were going to get home.

“He will always be my hero,” writes one woman. “Without him we would still be stuck!”

“My daughter together with many others is now safely home and this would not have been possible without you,” says another.

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