Four killed in helicopter crash

The chopper crashed between Nelspruit and Lydenburg in Mpumalanga.

The chopper crashed between Nelspruit and Lydenburg in Mpumalanga.

JOHANNESBURG - Four people were killed in a helicopter crash in Mpumalanga on Tuesday.

It is understood the chopper went down between Nelspruit and Lydenburg.

Paramedics were on the scene to assist.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Santi Steinmann said officials are investigating the cause of the crash.

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is investigating the crash.

CAA spokesperson Phindiwe Gwebu said, "We have sent our investigators to the scene of the accident, but we are still not sure what really happened."