Aircraft wreckage found in bultfontein FREE STATE - On the 21 January 2021 at about 21:00, the police were informed of the crop spraying aircraft that went missing whilst spraying crop between Bultfontein and Hoopstad.
The search was immediately launched and local farmers used drones to try and locate it
but to no avail.
The police helicopter was activated and could only fly out during the first light, which was around 05:00 this morning.
Within 10 minutes of flying around t he area stipulated, the plane wreckages were spotted in the field.
The pilot identified as Christiaan Korf Wild (52) who was alone during the crash was found deceased.
A case of inquest has been registered for further investigation.