5 dead including a patient as plane crashed in Capetown,South Africa

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Medical Plane kills 5 people including a patients earlier this morning when it crashed in Capetown, South Africa.

According to a spokesman, Mark Van der Heever” the plane  was coming from Namibia, before it went missing off the radar at 06:50 on Sunday morning”.

“The call was made to our emergency control room at 07:50.

“We then dispatched our helicopter to go and search for it. At 08:03 the helicopter arrived in the Plattekloof area and found the wreckage still burning,” said Van der Heever.

Cape Town disaster management spokesperson Wilfred Solomons Johannes said the plane went down near Maastricht Farm, Tygervalley Road.

All five people were declared dead on the scene.Their bodies would be taken to a nearby mortuary.

May their souls rest in peace.

News24

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