The Wonderboom air crash victim has been identified as Pretoria resident Chris Barnard, reports Pretoria North Rekord.
It is believed Barnard was in the cockpit when the Convair 340 aircraft crashed into a dairy factory, east of the Moloto Road, north of Pretoria, on Tuesday afternoon.
A family member said Barnard’s death was a great shock, but declined to say more as “investigations were continuing”.
According to Dutch news agency, NOS, the aircraft was on a test flight to Aviodrome in the Netherlands.
It had 19 occupants, one died and two factory workers were injured.
Four passengers were trapped in the wreckage.
A video posted on social media showed smoke coming out of the plane after takeoff, the plane then crashes.