One person has been killed and 19 others injured in an aircraft crash near the Moloto Road north of Pretoria, not far from the Wonderboom airport.
The plane crashed into a building and caught alight. Paramedics along with other services, rushed to the scene where they treated the injured.
A medical helicopter was also there to airlift the critically injured to hospital. ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring explains.
“ER24 paramedics along with other services arrived on the scene to find the wreckage which was also alight. Five services started to assist the injured which others extinguished the fire. Several patients were trapped in the aircraft and their injuries ranged from minor to critical. The patients were treated on the scene and thereafter transported to nearby hospitals. Details surrounding the incident a not yet known.”
Initial reports suggest at least 20 people have been injured, 1 critically, when a plane crashed in the Wonderboom area in Pretoria. Emergency and rescue services are on the scene. Pics: @ER24EMS #sabcnews pic.twitter.com/jX29pUc0wO
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