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Plane crash near Lanseria Airport claims 2 lives

Paramedics have confirmed the plane went down this afternoon but it’s not yet clear what went wrong.

Two people have been killed in a plane crash on the R512 near Lanseria Airport. ‏Picture: @_ArriveAlive.
plane crash,Lanseria Airport
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JOHANNESBURG – Two people have been killed in a plane crash on the R512 near Lanseria Airport.                                    

Paramedics have confirmed the plane went down this afternoon.

Netcare 911’s Athlenda Mathe says it’s not yet clear what went wrong. 

“Two people have been killed after a light aircraft crashed just 10 kilometres from Lanseria Airport on the R512. Netcare 911 paramedics and other emergency services are on the scene. The Lanseria Fire Department is on the scene to extinguish the fire.” 

One woman says she drove past the scene a short while ago.

“I was driving from [Hartbeespoort] on the Lanseria Road; huge black fumes of smoke and flames were sky-high and I saw what looked like a tail-end of a plane. People had already stopped and were running towards it.”

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