Plane Crash Kills 1, Injures 20 Near South African Capital
(Bloomberg) -- A charter plane crashed at an airport near the South African capital of Pretoria, injuring about 20 people, according to emergency services. One person died, News24 reported.
“Initial reports show that approximately 20 people had sustained injuries ranging from minor to critical,” ER24 said in an emailed statement. “The details surrounding this incident are not yet known to our paramedics.”
While the aircraft that crashed was painted in Martin’s Air Charter livery, it wasn’t owned or operated by Martinair, the unit of Air France-KLM said in a statement posted via Twitter. “The Convair aircraft was destined for the Dutch aircraft museum Aviodrome at Lelystad Airport in the Netherlands, which is also the owner of the aircraft.”
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