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Broke SANDF spends millions to bring home pilot trainees who failed Cuban test

Chartered flight cost between R2.1m and R7m after students kicked off course for test ‘that was in no way scientific’

07 March 2022 - 16:08

The cash-strapped SA National Defence Force (SANDF) forked out millions of rand on a chartered Air Zimbabwe flight to bring home eight trainee pilots who had failed their eye tests in Cuba...

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