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Many injured as plane crashes in S Africa

BREAKING: At least 20 injured in Wonderboom plane crash - reports Plane crashes in Pretoria
Jeannette Daniel | 10 July, 2018, 20:10

At least 20 people have been injured after a plane crashed in Pretoria, paramedics confirmed on Tuesday.

ER24 says paramedics are on scene, but adds, the exact number of injuries could still change.

South African emergency medical service ER24 posted photographs on its Twitter feed of passengers being rescued from the crash.

Paramedic Xander Loubser from BestCare Ambulance Service said: "There are critical patients".

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

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

"The ER24 Oneplan Helicopters are now on the scene to airlift any critical patients to hospital".

AIRLIVE.net reports that the Martin's Air Charter plane was en route to the Aviodrome Lelystad in the Netherlands.

"At this stage, we can confirm that crew members are attending to the scene of a crash", he said.

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