Two injured in Tshwane aircraft crash

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Two people were reportedly injured on Monday morning in a plane crash in Mooiplaats, Tswane. Photo: Twitter, @Netcare911_sa.

Two people were reportedly injured on Monday morning in a plane crash in Mooiplaats, Tswane.

According to Netcare 911’s Shawn Herbst, they first heard of the incident at 6:27am.

“Reports indicate that the pilot of a microlight allegedly got into difficulty while trying to land resulting in an impact with the ground,” said Herbst.

Paramedics assessed two adult males who had sustained serious and moderate injuries respectively.

“Due to the nature of the seriously injured patient’s condition, a Netcare 911 helicopter ambulance was activated to airlift the gentleman to a specialist facility for the care he required,” Herbst noted.

Circumstances relating to the incident will be investigated by the relevant authorities.

The Citizen