Eleven killed in S.Africa military plane crash

JOHANNESBURG - Eleven people were killed when a South African military plane crashed during severe weather in a remote area of the eastern Drakensberg mountains, the defense ministry said on Thursday.
A spokesman denied reports the plane was carrying medical personnel to attend to former President Nelson Mandela, local media reported.
"On board the aircraft was a crew of six and five passengers and it was confirmed that there are no survivors," the defense ministry said in a statement.
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