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WorkingOnFireNews24 reports that a Working on Fire (WoF) official is in a serious condition in Tygerberg hospital after a helicopter involved in a training exercise crashed in Bredasdorp, Western Cape, on Thursday afternoon.  

WoF managing director Trevor Abrahams said details surrounding the incident were still "very vague", but it appeared the pilot lost control upon landing after a routine exercise flight.  He indicated that the pilot escaped with a few minor bruises, but an official on the ground was seriously injured.

  • A short report by James de Villiers is at News24
  • See too, Helicopter crashes during training exercise, at TimesLive

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