25.1.2020 06:37 am
The aircraft, operated by the authority’s flight inspection unit, took off from the George airport to conduct calibration of the airport’s navigation system.
The flawless flight records, coupled with enormous aviation experience of a three-member crew has left the SA Civil Aviation Authority reeling after the crash this week of their Cessna S550 Citation SII in a mountainous area near George in the Western Cape.
His parents said they were not worried about not being able to afford the life jacket as they had assumed the water activities would be taking place in a controlled environment and knew their son could swim.
Police say the 20-year-old woman was not thrown from the bridge by her boyfriend as earlier reported.
This is in contrast to earlier reports that he was found to be missing during roll-call on Thursday morning.
The collision took place on Saturday at around 10:30, just after the Mantsole Weighbridge.
After the incident was reported to the department, it immediately dispatched its problem Animal Control Specialist and Biodiversity Conservation Officers to the scene to search for the crocodile.
Questions are being asked and fingers pointed after the tragic drowning of the Parktown Boys’ High pupil in the Crocodile River.
The exact circumstances leading up to the crash are reportedly not known at this stage.
Paramedics arrived on the scene to find the severely injured child in the roadway.
It is alleged that she went back home and drank rat poison.
The incident happened along Boyes Drive on Sunday afternoon.
A vehicle had been handing out food and drinks earlier to people along the road when the events unfolded, according to an eyewitness.
Firefighters responded to the scene in Boom Street, Philippi, at 23.35pm on Sunday night.
According to ER24’s Russel Meiring, the man cut the power cord of his lawn mower while he was working in his garden.