A 30-year-old pilot has been killed and a passenger injured after a light aircraft crashed into the garage wall of a house in a residential area in South Africa’s North West province, police say.
The passenger was admitted to hospital following the crash in Huhudi, a neighbourhood near the agricultural town of Vryburg, which is about 400km (248 miles) from the main city Johannesburg.
#sapsNW Police in Vryburg are investigating a case of culpable homicide after a light Piper aircraft crashed between two houses in Huhudi, near Vryburg at about 17:00 on 06/10. Pilot (30) killed. MEhttps://t.co/pK5cun1zE3 pic.twitter.com/xSxRleQ4Le
— SA Police Service (@SAPoliceService) October 7, 2019
The South African Police Service (SAPS) said it was investigating a case of manslaughter, or culpable homicide.
The cause of the accident is still unclear.