Three killed as safety plane crashes in Cape

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Three killed as safety plane crashes in Cape

Search ends for wreckage of Cessna that aborted take-off after cockpit filled with smoke last November

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Three crew members have been killed after an SA Civil Aviation Authority plane crashed  in the Southern Cape on Thursday, Emergency Medical Services have confirmed.

The plane – the same aircraft that experienced smoke in the cockpit last November – crashed at about 11.30am near Robinson Pass, killing the two men and a woman, said spokesperson Deanna Bessick.

“Two service vehicles were dispatched at 12.06, one rescue vehicle at 11.43, and Skymed was dispatched at 11.55. The wreckage was found at 14.05,” she said, adding that the “circumstances around the crash are being investigated”...

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