Johannesburg sources made a statement that official said one person has died and at least 20 others sustained injuries when a plane crashed near Wonderboom Airport in Pretoria, South Africa. He said "Our medical services are currently on the scene. They have been treating the patients," Russel Meiring, a spokesperson for emergency service provider ER24. ER24 will move the treated patients to nearby hospitals”.
Meanwhile the details of the cause of the crash on Tuesday are yet to be established, but authorities confirmed that the plane hit a factory building before crashing. Accordingly the South African news outlet quoted an eyewitness saying "He just saw something dropping down from the sky, but he didn't know what it was, and the next thing he saw was an explosion and a big bang."
Media reports added the charted aircraft, Convair 340, belongs to the
Dutch airline Martinair and it crashed shortly after takeoff from Wonderboom
airport. Moreover South African Civil Aviation Authority said it will issue a
statement with further details on Wednesday.
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