A small plane made an emergency landing in a sugarcane field in Nchalo Saturday morning 5 October 2019.
, but no-one has been injured in the accident, Illovo Spokesperson Ireen Phalula has confirmed.
According to illogic spokesperson Ireen Phalula the plane is a third party plane contracted by the company to carry out some work in the fields.
The plane took off from Nchalo aerodrome around 6 am but within two minutes into the air the engine developed a problem.
The pilot made an emergency landing which is standard procedure.
There are no injuries and major damage to the plane,” Phalula added.
Phalula said civil aviation authorities were called immediately to investigate the accident.
“We are waiting for a report of the investigations. The plane was serviced this week and had undergone a number of test runs. We are very pleased that the pilot was not injured,” said phalula.
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