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2 people killed in Springs plane crash

It's that understood the aircraft was about to land when it crashed.

Picture: @GautengEMS/twitter

JOHANNESBURG - Two people have died when their two-seater aircraft crashed near the Springs airfield in Ekurhuleni.

The city's disaster and emergency management said that both victims were found inside the wreckage when paramedics and rescuers arrived at the scene on Sunday night.

It's that understood the aircraft was about to land when it crashed.

Spokesperson William Nthladi said that the cause of the accident was being investigated: "Working together with the Civil Aviation Authority, the SAPS forensic investigators, the on-scene investigation was conducted. It was alleged that the aircraft was landing at the Springs runway [when the crash occurred].

The identities of the deceased have been withheld.

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