Dr Kgopotso Rudolf Mononyane died in a Netcare Helicopter crash on his solution to save Minister within the Presidency, Jackson Mthembu, who passed-on on Thursday morning resulting from COVID-releated complication.
Minister of Well being, Dr Zweli Mkhize, confirmed that one of many deceased Netcare well being professionals was Dr Rudolph Mononya.
Zweli narrated the saddening occasion and expressed his condolences to the medics and pilot who misplaced their lives within the crash.
“One of many docs who’ve handed away within the crash was really referred to as by a buddy, Dr Paul William, to return and save Minister Jackson throughout a tough time.
“He dropped the journey, he was purported to go to KwaZulu-Natal, and his staff waited, delayed his flight. He got here again to [help Mthembu]. They got here along with Dr Rudolph Mononyane, a cardiac anaesthetist, to do every little thing they might to assist Minister Jackson and naturally, sadly, as he was flying out he met a deadly accident,” Mkhize instructed Clement Manyathela on eNCA on Thursday.
Netcare 911 Managing Director Craig Grindell expressed his ache and stated investigation will likely be carried out.
“Netcare confirmed that the reason for the tragic accident will likely be investigated by the suitable authorities.”