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One dead in Pretoria charter plane crash

10 July 2018

"Seen on Sunday morning at Pretoria's Wonderboom Airport‚ ex Rovos Air Convair 340 ZS-BRV".

Earlier, reports emerged that 20 people had been injured after a plane, marked Martin's Air Charter, crashed at the airport.

Mr Meiring said ER24 helicopters were on the scene to airlift any critical patients to hospital.

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Jurgen Kotze, chief operating officer for Emer-G-Med services, said the crash was near Wonderboom airport on the Moloto Road.

"There is smoke all over and paramedics are on the scene".

He said they would be flown to the Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg.

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Spokesperson Russel Meiring says five ER24 services and others are working to extinguish the fire which broke out after the crash.

Paramedic Xander Loubser from BestCare Ambulance Service confirmed the accident on Tuesday afternoon.

"Their injuries range from minor to critical", he said.

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South African Civil Aviation Authority spokesman Kabelo Ledwaba said its investigators were at the scene and would issue a statement.

One dead in Pretoria charter plane crash