December 6th, 2012
02:28 AM ET

Military plane crashes in South Africa

Rescue crews searched for survivors Thursday after a South African military plane crashed in the mountains as it headed to an airport near the rural hometown of Nelson Mandela.

A military spokesman declined to comment on the plane's mission or the number of people aboard.

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  1. Flyer

    Wreckage found .... reported 11 people on board on routine flight of medical personnel for Mandela's weekly checkup ... no further news on survivors!

    December 6, 2012 at 3:54 am | Report abuse |
  2. Clene van Wyk

    Dear CNN

    First get the facts/ and or full story before you report. This is not reporting. It is speculative blabber.

    Clene van South Africa

    December 6, 2012 at 9:02 am | Report abuse |