Bodies recovered from Ysterberg

A light aircraft crashed in to the Ysterberg mountain range on Friday night.

A light aircraft crashed in to the Ysterberg mountain range on Friday night.

JOHANNESBURG - Two bodies were on Saturday recovered from the Ysterberg mountain range between Mokopane and Polokwane.

This comes after a light aircraft crashed on Friday night, after it departed from Wonderboom airport in Pretoria.

The victims are not yet known.

"Search and rescue units were dropped by the police helicopter on the top of the mountain and then hiked down to the wreckage of the plane," Police's Ronel Otto.

"From there the two bodies were recovered."