Our plane was not on a holding pattern - E-Med Rescue 24 MD

According to reports, the Namibian medical emergency plane which crashed in Durbanville on Sunday was instructed to remain in the air due to a technical glitch at Cape Town International Airport which affected both arrivals and departures.

An 80-year-old South African citizen, his daughter, a paramedic and two pilots died when the light medical aircraft went down.

The small plane had been transporting the elderly South African patient from Namibia to Cape Town to receive treatment at Panorama Hospital.

According to E-Med Rescue 24 Managing Director, Kobus Struwig a team has been send from Windhoek to South Africa to do further investigations to get a sense of what happened and some closure.

According to our tracking device, our plane was never on a holding pattern

Kobus Struwig, E-Med Rescue 24 Managing Director

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