Kayla van Petegem
1 minute read
29 Jan 2017
7:14 pm

Private plane crash-lands at Pta airport

Kayla van Petegem

No one was injured in the crash, but the airplane was damaged.

Wonderboom Airport. Picture: Pretoria North Rekord

A private plane crash-landed at the Wonderboom National Airport in the north of Pretoria on Sunday, reports the Pretoria North Rekord.

According to Sinoville Community Policing Forum deputy chairperson, Vernon Smith the accident happened around 3pm.

“The pilot took off and something went wrong after which he immediately went back down to land,” Smith said.

According to Smith, the landing gear skidded on the runway.

“It is not yet known what caused the failure,” Smith said.

No one was injured in the crash, but the plane was damaged.

Caxton News Service

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