Search underway for missing aircraft and owner

A small aircraft has gone missing off the Wild Coast Picture: SOURCED
A small aircraft has gone missing off the Wild Coast Picture: SOURCED

A search and rescue mission is underway for a Gonubie man whose light aircraft went down in the Wild Coast area in the early hours of this morning.

The aircraft was reportedly las seen flying over the Bulugha area, heading towards a private runway in Gonubie.

Health department spokesman Sizwe Kupelo confirmed that a search was in progress. 

“A search and rescue is in progress. This morning an Aeromed 1 EMS Helicopter is searching the Gonubie area. 

“We have rescue crews are on the ground who are on alert and on standby."

The aircraft has not yet been found.

This is a developing story.

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