1 dead, 20 injured in S.Africa vintage plane crash

11 July, 2018, 07:25 | Author: Jason Torres
  • A view of an aircraft that went down near Wonderboom Airport northern Pretoria

'Medics from ER24 and other services are at the scene of a plane crash at Wonderboom in Pretoria, ' Russell Meiring, spokesman for the ER24 medical service, said.

A charter plane lays in a field in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday July 10, 2018. Reports say that there have been no deaths but there are 20 people injured.

Police spokesman Isaac Mahamba told South African broadcaster eCNA: "There is smoke all over and paramedics are on the scene".

"Seen on Sunday morning at Pretoria's Wonderboom Airport‚ ex Rovos Air Convair 340 ZS-BRV‚" the caption read.

The plane, which had been expected at the Aviodrome, 'crashed in South Africa during take-off on a test flight, ' it said.

Formula One: Neck and neck, but Sebastian Vettel wins
Lewis Hamilton on Monday accepted Kimi Raikkonen's apology for a shunt at the start of the British Grand Prix Sunday. I am privileged to have had the chance to work with you and continue to think in that manner.

Paramedic Xander Loubser from BestCare Ambulance Service said: "There are critical patients".

Best Care ambulance services' Xander Loubser said reports indicated that the charter plane was carrying passengers on an global flight.

The large plane appeared to have crashed through a nearby building, the official said.

The fuselage was marked Martin's Air Charter.

"A statement with further details will be issued tomorrow", said Kabelo Ledwaba, spokesperson of the South African Civil Aviation Authority.

Recommended:



Popular

Barcelona congratulate former coach Luis Enrique on Spain job
Molina, 47, a former goalkeeper with Atletico Madrid, Deportivo La Coruna and Villarreal, earned nine Spain caps as a player. The Spanish federation (RFEF) has announced the former Barcelona boss will be the full-time successor to Julen Lopetegui.

Pompeo Says North Korea Talks Were Productive, Pushes Back on Criticism
But for political considerations, including the fight for control of Congress in November elections, would Trump make a deal? The US president is said to consider personal rapport between leaders as key in bilateral negotiations between nations.

Mandatory fire evacuations lifted in Goleta
Three dozen large fires continue to burn in 11 states across the West on Saturday as dry air and hot temperatures have settled in. But the threat of a deluge raised the possibility of flooding at a stubborn blaze in the southwestern corner of the state.

Southgate tells England players his secret starting team
We have spoken about it - he was once at England camp and had to fly back for the birth of his child. They'll then face Panama on the 24th and Belgium on the 28th to round off Group G.

Neymar describes World Cup exit as painful time
Players have to be fearless to change the way we play and we had two days to do it. Hazard was outstanding for Belgium's World Cup quarterfinal victory over France .

Brock Lesnar Storms Stage After Cormier Knocks Out Miocic at UFC 226
Cormier returned fire with his one-two combo, which was greeted by a roar of cheers from the fans who used to regularly boo him. He was the first heavyweight fighter to win three title defense matches; now, he will go for number four.

Amul Thapar Not On Donald Trump's Shortlist For US Supreme Court
Leo said that it was impossible to predict the positions of any of the leading candidates for the seat on abortion. Thapar was on the shortlist of candidates after judge Antonin Scalia died in 2016. "They're good judges.

Hot dog eaters weigh-in for Nathan's Famous 2018 competition
Miki Sudo celebrates after winning the women's annual Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2018 in Coney Island. The judges originally counted 64 hot dogs, but it was later revealed that an entire plate wasn't counted.

Ant-Man And The Wasp's TWO Post-Credits Scenes Explained
Paul Rudd , Evangeline Lilly , Michael Douglas , and Hannah John-Kamen - who star as Ant-Man, the Wasp, Dr. Not only does this shockingly boost Thanos' death toll, it also leaves Scott trapped in the quantum realm.

Uruguay coach Tabarez coy on Cavani’s fitness
France forward Antoine Griezmann (left) vies for the ball against Uruguay defender Diego Godin at the World Cup on July 6. Belgium took advantage of some an overly attacking Brazilian approach at the Kazan Arena to take a 2-0 lead by half-time.