Many injured as plane crashes in S Africa

About 20 injured in South Africa charter plane crash

Photos from the scene posted on social media showed the plane, emblazoned with the words "Martin's Air Charter", broken near its front and back ends.

The Convair-340 plane - built in 1954 - was due to soon be flown to the Aviodrome air museum in the Netherlands.

He said: "Initial reports show that approximately 20 people had sustained injuries ranging from minor to critical".

'Medics from ER24 and other services are at the scene of a plane crash at Wonderboom in Pretoria, ' Russell Meiring, spokesman for the ER24 medical service, said.

The remains of a charter aircraft that crashed near Wonderboom Airport, north of Pretoria.

Emergency services said they were attending to "multiple" patients at the scene of the crash.

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Payap Maiming, who helped provide food and necessities for rescue workers and journalists, was not in doubt, however. The footballers still awaiting rescue are about another two kilometres further in, at a point very hard to access.

"We are unsure as yet of how the incident occurred".

Paramedic Xander Loubser from BestCare Ambulance Service said: "There are critical patients".

Tshwane Metro Police Department spokesman Superintendent Isaac Mahamba said a small plane crashed in the Kameeldrift plot.

According to the Aviodrome's website, it cost €350,000 (US$410,000) to make the plane "flight ready" and buy parts for the planned trip to Europe.

South African Civil Aviation Authority said it will issue a statement with further details on Wednesday.

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