Limpopo -

The names of the two men who died in a plane crash in Limpopo were released by the police on Tuesday afternoon.

They are Jan Horn, 42, and Hebert Hancke, 60, Lt-Col Ronel Otto told Sapa.

The pair died after the light two-seater aircraft they were travelling in crashed and burst into flames in Phalaborwa on Tuesday morning.

It crashed just after take off.

“The civil aviation authorities will investigate the cause of the crash,” Otto said. - Sapa