Three critical after aircraft crash

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File - Taken from spotter Aircraft of the Stilbaai fire.

JOHANNESBURG - Three people have been critically injured after a light aircraft crashed in Midrand, Gauteng paramedics said on Wednesday.

"Paramedics arrived at the scene and found that three men sustained life threatening injuries. One of the critically injured men was airlifted to a specialised hospital for the care that he required," Netcare 911 said.

It is believed that all the occupants were badly burnt. Officials on the scene were still trying to establish the exact cause of the crash.