Man injured after crashing light aircraft, Potchefstroom

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Man injured after crashing light aircraft, Potchefstroom

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Post by Bell 407 » Sat Mar 18, 2017 4:12 pm

Man injured after crashing light aircraft, Potchefstroom

One man, believed to be in his 20's, has sustained serious head injuries after crashing a light aircraft in Potchefstroom this afternoon.

At the time of their arrival, ER24 paramedics found the man inside of the aircraft that crashed 80 to 100 meters off the runway at Potchefstroom airfield.

The patient had to be extracted from the plane and he was then transported to Mediclinic Potchefstroom for further treatment.

Local authorities will be conducting an investigation into this incident.

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Post by Bell 407 » Sat Mar 18, 2017 4:17 pm

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Post by Bell 407 » Sat Mar 18, 2017 4:17 pm

That cabin is quite a mess. Lucky to have survived that :good:



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Post by 87Juliet » Sun Mar 19, 2017 7:57 am

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The trees/bushes might have saved his butt a bit...
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Post by Aztec driver » Sun Mar 19, 2017 6:45 pm

As long as he survived it's good, plane can be repaired.....maybe


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Post by Raffles » Sun Mar 19, 2017 7:33 pm

Wishing him a speedy recovery.



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