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Tue Sep 16 09:25:12 SAST 2014

Rescue teams sent after toy microlight crash

Sapa | 29 December, 2012 14:38
A microlight. File picture.
Image by: Jeremy Glyn

Rescue teams were sent on a wild goose chase on Saturday, after a radio-controlled micro-light toy plane was mistaken for the real thing, paramedics said.

"After three hours of searching for the micro-light aircraft that allegedly crashed, rescue crews discovered that the person who reported the crash, mistook a radio controlled micro-light toy for a real micro-light aircraft," said Santi Steinmann.

The rescue teams had been searching in the Richards Bay area.

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