Pilot killed as small plane crashes in Tierpoort area.

07 October 2017 | From Arrive Alive


At approximately 17h15 on Friday afternoon 06 October 2017, Netcare 911 responded to reports that a small plane had crashed on a plot near Boschkop road in the Tierpoort area.

Reports from the scene alleged that the plane was headed to a nearby airfield when the incident occurred. The incident and preceding events will from part of a Civil Aviation Authority investigation.
The male pilot was alone in the plane and was believed to be approximately forty five years old. He was attended to by a Netcare 911 Advanced Life Support paramedic but had sustained severe injuries and tragically had died prior to the paramedics arrival. Documentation pertaining to his death was completed by Netcare 911 and handed over to authorities at the scene.
Rescue equipment was utilised to access the victim who was trapped in the wreckage.

Local Police and Fire Department were also at the scene.


Nick Dollman
Media Liaison
Netcare Limited
 

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