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Pretoria crash: Aviation Authority says aircraft was licenced to fly

Aviation authorities have confirmed that the plane that crashed near Pretoria on Tuesday had a valid airworthiness certificate - valid until the 15th of August.

Second fatality confirmed after Pretoria plane crash
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One person was killed after the aircraft crashed through a building and into a field shortly after taking off from the Wonderboom Airport. 

A second person, who had been on the ground, died yesterday

The South African Civil Aviation Authority's Kabelo Ledwaba says the plane had been en route to Pilanesburg - carrying passengers and crew from South Africa, the Netherlands and Australia.

"There were 19 people on board - 16 passengers and three crew members. Three of those are from the Netherlands, 14 are South Africans and two are Australians," Ledwaba said. 

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