Thursday, January 8, 2015

Microlight, ZU-WCC: Fatal accident occurred January 08, 2015 near Hoedspruit Aerodrome, Limpopo, South Africa



Two people were killed on Thursday morning when a micro-light airplane crashed on a farm near Hoedspruit.

Provincial police spokesperson, Col Ronél Otto, confirmed that the micro-light crashed and said the deceased were a brother and sister.

“Farm workers saw the micro-light go down and went to look for it.  They found the crash site and the deceased.   The workers alerted the police of the accident and police responded to the call,” Col Ronél Otto said.

Otto said the cause of the crash was unknown and investigations were underway.

An inquest docket was opened to determine the cause of the accident and the South African Civil Aviation Authority was informed of the crash.

Original article can be found at: http://reviewonline.co.za

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