Pilot crashes at Harare’s Charles Prince airport

By ZBC Reporter
A 52 year old South African pilot died after a plane crash during an aerobatics display at Charles Prince airport in Harare this Tuesday.
Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) Spokesperson, Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi confirmed the sad development although the name of the pilot is yet to be released.
He said the pilot was part of a four member team that came from South Africa to prepare for an air show which will be held in Kenya.
The plane crashed when the pilot was rehearsing at Charles Prince airport in Harare.
Assistant Commissioner Nyathi said while investigations are still underway, the plane is suspected to have developed a mechanical fault.
The pilot is reported to be part of a South African based crew known as Marksmen aerobatic team, which is into global air shows.