Two dead in Midrand plane crash

JOHANNESBURG - Two people have been killed in a plane crash.

Paramedics attended to the scene and declared the pilot dead, along with a bystander who was killed when the light aircraft came down in a private garden.

The cause of the crash is not yet known.

ER24's Russel Meiring says paramedics and other services are currently on the scene

“The exact details around the incident are not yet known, but a full investigation will take place.”

Police spokesperson Kay Makhubela said: “This morning the plane crashed in the yard where the gardener was working. The gardener and the pilot died on the scene. So far, we are investigating a case of an inquest and we will hand over the matter to the aviation unit.”

Makhubele says further details on the plane will be revealed by the aviation unit.

VIDEO: 2 fatalities after plane crashes in Midrand


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