MEDIA RELEASE BY DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE:
UPDATE ON SANDF MEMBER INVOLVED IN A FATAL
PARACHUTE ACCIDENT DURING EXERCISE YOUNG EAGLE
Date of release 23 February 2011
The Acting Chief of the South African
National Defence Force (SANDF) regrets to
announce the name of the deceased member who was
involved in a tragic parachute accident in
Lohatla on Monday, 21 February 2011 at 12:50.
The deceased is Gunner Jabulani David Masango
(25), who was based at 10 Air Defence Artillery
Regiment in Kimberley. The Gunner was from
Masechaba View, Nigel, and is survived by his
father Mr. Bongani Masango.
Funeral arrangements will be announced once
it has been confirmed with the family.
Issued by: Defence Corporate Communication
(Defence Media Liaison)
Enquiries: Brigadier General Marthie Visser
012 355 6302/0824591893