SA Air Force pilots crash plane in WC
It’s understood a colonel & captain were busy with night training when the accident happened.
CAPE TOWN - Two South African Air Force pilots involved in a plane crash on the West Coast are recovering in hospital.
The South African National Defence Force (Sandf) says the pilots are in a stable condition.
The aircraft they'd been flying was a Cessna 208 Caravan.
The Sandf's Siphiwe Dlamini says they were not critically injured.
"During routine flying in the Langebaan area, the accident happened where two of our members crash-landed in a remote area. They were both recovered and were hospitalised. I've been informed they are in a stable condition."
A local newspaper report that the two pilots, a colonel and a captain from the Waterkloof base in Pretoria, were busy with night training when the accident happened just after midnight.
A source who was at the scene of the crash has told Eyewitness News the pilots were in no danger and both will be undergoing operations today.