Helicopter goes down in Pretoria
A helicopter crashed onto a road in Pretoria on Friday afternoon but all three occupants escaped serious injury.
Police spokesperson Lt-Col Brenda Muridili said the accident happened around 12.30pm.
Muridili said the Robinson R44 helicopter, registration ZT-RAL, was on an advanced training flight.
On board were a pilot, instructor and a civil aviation official.
ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said the crash happened on Marija Street in Sinoville, Pretoria.
Meiring said all three men escaped serious injury and declined transportation to a nearby hospital.
The accident will be investigated by the SA Civil Aviation Authority (Sacaa).
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