Two dies after plans bursts into flames

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Two people died after the light two-seater aircraft they were travelling in crashed and burst into flames in Phalaborwa on Tuesday, Limpopo police said.

“It departed from (the) Phalaborwa airfield. Just after it took off, it crashed, “ police spokeswoman Lt-Col Ronel Otto said.

“It also burst into flames”.

She said a man aged, 42, and another, aged 60, died in the early morning crash.

Civil aviation authorities would investigate the cause of the crash. - Sapa

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