Published: Вт, Июля 10, 2018
Global | By Marsha Munoz

Several hurt in air crash north of Pretoria

Several hurt in air crash north of Pretoria

The plane went down on Tuesday afternoon, crashing into a small factory on Tuesday afternoon near Wonderboom Airport, northern Pretoria.

A view of an aircraft that went down near Wonderboom Airport, northern Pretoria.

Spokesperson Ernie McCarthy confirmed the incident and that Emer-G-Med paramedics were attending to the scene.

'Some patients have been transferred already and some of them are still on scene'.

According to Russel Meiring, communications officer for ER24, approximately 20 people were injured and sustained injuries ranging from minor to critical.

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Once treated, the patients will be transported, as well as airlifted by the ER24 medical helicopter, to nearby hospitals.

Paramedic Xander Loubser said early indications were that 19 people were injured in the crash.

"At this stage, we can confirm that crew members are attending to the scene of a crash", he said.

Meanwhile, The South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) says investigators are on their way to the scene.

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