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Apr 25, 2015

00:31:04 GMT--Vehicle Accident - Africa - South Africa


EDIS Number: VI-20150423-47907-ZAF
Date / time: 23/04/2015 00:28:43 [UTC]
Event: Vehicle Accident
Area: Africa
Country: South Africa
State/County: State of Western Cape
Location: [Between Wellington and Ceres]
Number of Deads: 2 person(s)
Number of Injured: N/A
Number of Infected: N/A
Number of Missing: N/A
Number of Affected: N/A
Number of Evacuated: N/A
Damage level: N/A

Description:

There's been a fatal helicopter crash in Bainskloof between Wellington and Ceres. It's believed the helicopter crashed while fighting a fire in the area this afternoon. While details are still sketchy at this stage, Working on Fire has confirmed to Eyewitness News there were two fatalities. Working on Fire's Linton Rensburg said, "The pilot had to make a forced emergency landing and during the landing there were two fatalities."

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