PICS: Executive jet gets itself stuck in open manhole at airport

There will no doubt be hell to pay for this one.

The Citizen was yesterday sent photographs of an executive jet that suffered a very strange bit of damage this week.

It was alleged by a pilot we spoke to that the jet belongs to Bidvest founder Brian Joffe. The Citizen was not able to otherwise confirm this.

This rumour evidently also reached Black First Land First leader Andile Mngxitama, who took great pleasure in the news and found a way to link it to the Oppenheimer family’s private terminal at OR Tambo, which his party has been strongly opposed to.

He claimed the incident took place at Lanseria airport. The manhole cover seems to have broken entirely into pieces, despite the brave stamp of approval from the SABS.

The images show almost unbelievable evidence of what can only be incompetence, since the multimillion-dollar jet has fallen into an open manhole.

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(Edited by Charles Cilliers)

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