Kamis, 06 Desember 2012

South African plane crash kills 11 passengers

South African plane crash kills 11 passengers
A military plane carrying 11 passengers crashed in the mountains of eastern South Africa.

The plane took off from Pretoria, Wednesday (05/12) night, to go to the ceremony Mthatha but lost and the search was suspended because of bad weather.

Wreckage type Douglas DC-3 Dakota were found in the Drakensberg mountains, KwaZulu-Natal Province.
Reports said some of the passengers on board was Nelson Mandela medical team.

Defense Department spokesman, Siphiwe Dlamini, was not confirmed nor denied the report, saying that it was an operational matter.
Soldiers have been deployed to search for possible survivors but there are no reports of survivors.

Mthatha small airport-which is the goal plane is located about 30 miles from my hometown Mandela, Qunu. Since the retreat of public activities, the former South African president spent most of his time in that place.
In recent years, Mandela's health declined an earlier this year he could offer was taken to hospital and underwent surgery offer.

BBC in Johannesburg, Andrew Harding, said the military were responsible for the health of Mandela is now 94 years old. And medical teams regularly visited her home.

In November, a military plane crashed on landing in Mthatha and cause some people suffered injuries.

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