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Fri Jul 29 21:54:23 SAST 2016

Three believed killed as plane crashes into East Rand shacks

TMG Digital | 03 February, 2016 12:44
The plane crash
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Three people were killed on Wednesday when a light aircraft crashed into shacks on the East Rand‚ the Crime Air Network Initiative said.

Three people were killed on Wednesday when a light aircraft crashed near shacks on the East Rand‚ the Crime Air Network Initiative said.

ER24 paramedics said the aircraft crashed in a park near Rasebetsi Road in the Wattville area of Benoni.

“ER24 paramedics‚ along with various services‚ arrived on the scene to find the burned wreckage of the aircraft lying on its roof.

“On assessment‚ paramedics found the bodies of three people lying inside the aircraft. Unfortunately all three occupants had already succumbed to their fatal injuries‚” the emergency crew said in a statement.

The cause of the incident is not yet know but local authorities are on scene for further investigation.

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