- A clip of one very dramatic aeroplane landing is making the rounds on social media, as a pilot attempts a landing on a local freeway
- Unfortunately, the plane crashed into a stationary vehicle nearby and it remains unclear whether or not anyone was harmed in the horrible accident
- Mzansi social media users took to the comments section, with many South Africans making light of the very serious incident
A plane crash on an unidentified highway has caused a stir on social media, with many users wondering how the horrific incident could have taken place.
Twitter user, @danielmarven headed online to share a short snippet of the incident.
The unfortunate aeroplane accident
In the video, many cars appear to stop in their tracks on the freeway, while others simply pull over. It doesn't take long to realise what has caused the disruption as soon a plane appears on the road.
The planes makes a desperate attempt at a clean landing before unfortunately crashing into a stationary vehicle. It definitely looks like an emergency landing gone wrong.
Social media reactions
Many social media users made light of the very serious accident. Check out some of their comments below:
"Imagine explaining to your insurance that you got hit by an airplane"
"Father God, please let it not be leshole from #SkeemSaam"
"He was taking flying lessons or what ?"
"What the f***"
"Who's paying. ROAD ACCIDENT FUND OR AVIATION WHAT WHAT"
Meanwhile, Briefly News previously reported that a pilot and his student lost their lives in a helicopter crash next to the Umgeni River in Durban on Monday, 3 May. The helicopter reportedly crashed into vegetation alongside the Umgeni River below the N2 before the Inanda Road offramp.
Reports say that both the pilot and passenger were assessed by paramedics and were, unfortunately, declared dead on the scene. Rescue technicians used boats to cross the river in an attempt to reach the aircraft.
South Africans have taken to social media to share their condolences with the families of the deceased.
Below are just a few of the responses from South Africans:
Zane Jacobs wrote:
"It's so sad to hear that... May their souls R.I.P."
Samentha Rhamdeen said:
"Rest in peace to you both. May God grant their family and friends comfort, courage and strength."
Leon Lee Brijh shared:
"Deepest sympathy to the family and friends may their soul's rest in peace."
Pauline Dalais commented:
"Sincerest condolences to their families. This pilot is a hero as he clearly averted a catastrophe by crashing into cars on the roads."
Jeetesh Beharilal added:
"Yup colleagues and I saw it losing control right above us before it crashed..."
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Source: Briefly News