CAA: ‘Details on Bloemfontein glider crash still sketchy’
The Civil Aviation Authority says a glider is an unpowered type of aircraft that is usually used for sports or recreational activities.
The pair, British nationals, in their 50s are currently being treated in local hospitals for their injuries.
The CAA says a glider is an unpowered type of aircraft that is usually used for sports or recreational activities.
“Details regarding this particular incident are still sketchy. But what we can say is just after 2pm, on Friday, we received a notification indicating there was an accident involving a glider, which happened near New Tempe Airport,” says SA Civil Aviation Authority spokesperson Kabelo Ledwaba.
Two British nationals sustained critical injuries following a crash with a high performance glider just North of Tempe Airport outside Bloemfontein https://t.co/ejs8rXnXIP #ArriveAlive #GliderCrash @traumaresponse pic.twitter.com/r9R0QpVXCM— Arrive Alive (@_ArriveAlive) January 4, 2019