Five injured in EL plane crash

Five people were injured when a small aircraft crashed at the East London airport this morning. Picture: Supplied
Five people were injured when a small aircraft crashed at the East London airport this morning. Picture: Supplied

Five people were injured when a small aircraft crashed at the East London airport this morning, the Daily Dispatch reports.

Two adults were said to be in a critical condition. Three children were also injured.

The aircraft crashed while landing at about 10.30am and the runway had to be closed for safety reasons. A secondary runway had to be opened.

It is believed that the five were a family from Margate in KwaZulu-Natal.

Acsa says the cause of the crash is still being investigated.

–  ARETHA LINDEN, RDM News Wire

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