About 20 injured in South Africa charter plane crash

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Nineteen people have been injured after a vintage plane crashed in a field near an airport in Pretoria, South Africa.

ER24 spokesman Russel Meiring said that ER24 paramedics‚ along with several other services‚ were on the scene treating and triaging the injured.

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

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Images from the scene of the incident showed the aircraft broken into multiple pieces as rescue workers helped passengers and crew out of the smoking wreckage.

Mr Meiring said ER24 helicopters were on the scene to airlift any critical patients to hospital.

The plane was due to be flown to the Aviodrome air museum after reportedly being renovated at the small airport.

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The Aviodrome aerospace theme park in the Netherlands said on its Facebook page that it was "hugely shocked" by the crash.

The plane had the words "Martin's Air Charter" painted on it, which was a previous name of Dutch cargo airline Martinair.

"We are not sure what happened at this stage", Rosella Passier, the Aviodrome's marketing manager, told AFP in The Hague.

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

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