'Don't let that happen to us': Doctor's worst fears realised as Covid flight ends in tragedy

Outpouring of grief for medical heroes who died while trying to help others

24 January 2021 - 00:05 By Zimasa Matiwane, Graeme Hosken and Naledi Shange

A transplant team regarded by colleagues as the best in SA had prayed for years they would not be involved in a helicopter crash.

"We always said, 'God, please don't let that happen to us, because we can't afford it in terms of manpower,'" said Dr Paul Williams, a critical-care specialist who worked with the team at Netcare Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg...

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