Plane goes down near De Wildt

The pilot of a light aircraft had to make an emergency landing along the N4 highway near De Wildt on Monday morning, 11 January, and the airplane crashed into an embankment along the highway.

“The Pilot, who was alone in the plane, only sustained minor injuries and refused transport to the hospital. The aircraft reportedly had mechanical engine trouble,” said Leandre Spies, spokesperson for Hartbeespoort Emergency Medical Service (HEMS).