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Name of deceased pilot released

Police have released the name of the pilot who died when his helicopter crashed on Tuesday 23 October 2018. He was the 65 year old Nico Heyns from George.

Heyns was flying a Huey helicopter for Working On Fire when the accident happened. He was alone in the helicopter when it crashed near Vermaaklikheid at approximately 9h45 on Tuesday morning.

Investigators from The Civil aviation Authority will be visiting the scene of the accident in a bid to determine the cause of the accident.

Fires fanned by strong winds and high temperatures have been burning since Sunday 21 October in the Vermaaklikheid area. Seven homes were destroyed. There were no reports of any injuries.


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