20 hurt in plane crash near Pretoria

 Tuesday, July 10, 2018 


plane crash near PretoriaA plane crash north of Pretoria injured 20 people.

A paramedic from BestCare Ambulance Service, Xander Loubser confirmed the accident on Tuesday afternoon. It took place about 1km east of the N4 in Derdepoort and about 8km east of the Wonderboom Airport.

“There are many critical patients‚” Loubser said.

ER24 spokesman Russel Meiring said that ER24 paramedics‚ along with several other services‚ were currently on the scene treating and triaging the injured.

“Initial reports show that approximately 20 people had sustained injuries ranging from minor to critical.

“Paramedics are treating the patients and will thereafter transport them to nearby hospital for further treatment‚” Meiring said.

He went on to say that the ER24 Oneplan Helicopters were currently on the scene to airlift any critical patient to hospital.


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