Two injured in Mpumalanga plane crash

A pilot and his passenger were injured when he was forced to make emergency landing near Barberton.

The plane apparently started losing altitude between Barberton and Badplaas and the pilot was forced to land. Picture: ER24

JOHANNESBURG - Two people have been injured in a plane crash in Mpumalanga.

The incident occurred earlier today.

The plane apparently started losing altitude between Barberton and Badplaas and the pilot was forced to land.

ER24's Pieter Roussow says the incident is being investigated by police.

"The pilot in the aircraft had critical injuries and was airlifted to Mediclinic Nelspruit. The passenger in the aircraft sustained moderate injuries and was transported by ER24 to Rob Ferreira Hospital in Nelspruit for further treatment."