Two people have died in a light plane crash near Greytown in KwaZulu-Natal, it was reported on Saturday.
The Witness newspaper in Pietermaritzburg said a man and a woman en route from Piet Retief in Mpumalanga to Cape Town, were killed when their Cessna 206 crashed in a plantation on Friday evening.
The crash site was about three kilometres from Greytown in the direction of kwaDukuza (Stanger).
Phindiwe Gwebu of the Civil Aviation Authority was quoted by the newspaper saying only two people were on board the plane.
She said a CAA investigator from Gauteng would fly to the area on Saturday. The plane crash is the third in KZN in one week.
On Friday afternoon a plane crash landed near Virginia airport in Durban. The pilot and his passenger escaped injury. Apparently the plane gave engine trouble shortly after takeoff.
The pilot of a light aircraft that crashed at Margate airport a week ago died on Friday. His passenger, a woman, died in the accident. -Sapa