Sabotage or pilot error? Rietbok speculation stirs anew

Out of the blue a mystery man has produced ‘evidence’ that an air crash sleuth thinks throws new light on the 1967 plane crash

11 February 2024 - 00:00 By Charles Beningfield

One evening in October 2021, a man swathed in a scarf, hoodie, mask and dark glasses entered the offices of the Herald in Gqeberha and dropped a parcel at the reception desk addressed to Wouter Botes. He asked if it could be delivered to the night editor. The night editor, John Harvey, was requested to see to it that Botes received the parcel unopened...

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