South Africans Aboard Crashed Military Plane Identified

While the South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has ordered a full board of inquiry into the crash of the South African Air Force C-47 Dakota in the Drakensberg. The names of those on board have been released.

Douglas C-47 Dakota

  • South Africa:  Names of Those On Board SAAF Aircraft Released

    SAnews.gov.za, 6 December 2012

    The South African Air Force (SAAF) has released the names of those who died in the military aircraft crash in the Drakensburg. read more »

  • South Africa:  We Must Know Why SAAF C-47 Crashed in the Drakensberg (press release)

    Democratic Alliance, 6 December 2012

    The DA welcomes the announcement by the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, that a full Board of Inquiry will be convened to investigate the crash ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Eleven Die in Air Force Crash

    SAnews.gov.za, 6 December 2012

    The South African Air Force (SAAF) has confirmed that a rescue team located the wreckage of a C-47 Dakota aircraft this morning in the Drakensberg mountains. read more »

  • South Africa:  Mandela's Medics Not On Board - SANDF

    South African Press Association, 6 December 2012

    The SA National Defence Force on Thursday dismissed reports that former president Nelson Mandela's medical team had been on board when a military aircraft crashed in the ... read more »