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sandf thumb medium90 89ANA reports that a South African soldier fell to his death from a helicopter, the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) advised on Tuesday.  

The fatal incident happened on Saturday, during the Special Forces Celebrations in Phalaborwa.  "Sergeant Goodwill Kabelo Moagi, 35, accidentally fell from an SA Air Force (SAAF) Oryx helicopter during a hot extraction demonstration.  A formal investigation has been launched to determine the sequence of events that led to the fatal incident," a statement from the SANDF indicated.  The statement added that the chief of the SANDF, General Solly Shoke, was "saddened by the tragic passing away of an SANDF member stationed at 7 Medical Battalion during a roping demonstration in Phalaborwa".  Sergeant Moagi had been the team leader when the tragic incident happened.


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