At least 20 people injured after aircraft crashed near Wonderboom airport

At least 20 people injured after aircraft crashed near Wonderboom airport

- A small charter plane went down not far from the Wonderboom airport in Pretoria

- At least 20 people have been injured and one is in a critical state

- It is not known yet what caused the plane to go down

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A charter plane has crashed in Pretoria, leaving 20 people injured. The plane crashed about 8 kilometres from Wonderboom airport on Tuesday afternoon.

According to a report by eNCA, there seem to be no fatal injuries but one of the injured is in a critical state.

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The airplane belongs to Air France and was supposedly on its way to the airport before it crashed near Moloto Road.

Paramedics were rushed to the scene and were found busy with the injured amongst the smoke that clouded the air.

TimesLIVE reported that a paramedic from BestCare Ambulance Service has confirmed the crash. The paramedic, Xander Loubser, stated that there are critical patients being taken care of. gathered that the plane went down in the Kameeldrift plot. It is not yet known why the plane has crashed.

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