The remains of the he licopter which crashed into a pole, killing two people and injuiring one in the remote village of Senwabarwana, west of Polokwane in Limpopo.
JOHANNESBURG – Two people died after a helicopter crashed into a pole in the remote village of Senwabarwana, west of Polokwane in Limpopo, said SAPS spokesperson Ronel Otto.
The helicopter was installing antennas at around noon on Tuesday when it crashed.
“The private helicopter was installing antennas in the Blouberg Mountains and experienced technical difficulties and it crashed into a pole,” Otto said.
“The helicopter crashed and burst into flames, killing two occupants and seriously injuring one,” she added.
Police and emergency services are at the scene.
Scene of a helicopter crash at Senwabarwana in Limpopo. Two people were killed and one injured. pic.twitter.com/n2FSEj5Az0— Jabulani Baloi (@jabulanibaloi) October 6, 2015
Helicopter crashes at village at Senwabarwana formerly Bochum west of Polokwane in Limpopo. Details later.— Jabulani Baloi (@jabulanibaloi) October 6, 2015