Media Statement

28 April 2018

President Ramaphosa sends condolences message to Botswana following military plane crash

President Cyril Ramaphosa has sent a message of condolences President Mokgweetsi Masisi, the Government and the people of the Republic of Botswana following the crash of a Botswana Defence Force (BDF) aircraft on Friday, 27 April 2018.

It is reported that the aircraft crashed during rehearsals for Botswana Defence Force Day, claiming the life of the pilot. President Ramaphosa said the thoughts of the South African people are with the family of the victim.

Enquiries: Khusela Diko, Spokesperson to the President, on 072 854 5707

Issued by: The Presidency



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