Watch: Smoke pours from vintage plane before it crashes in South Africa, killing two

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Two Qantas pilots from NSW have been injured in a vintage plane crash in South Africa that left two people dead.

Training captain Douglas Haywood and recently retired captain Ross Kelly, both from NSW, were among 19 people aboard the plane that crashed shortly after take- off in Pretoria on Wednesday afternoon (local time).

A South African flight engineer on board the 64-year-old plane and a factory worker were killed.

The Convair 340 aircraft crashed into a factory near Pretoria's Wonderboom Airport.

The 1950s-era airliner was on its way to a European Museum.

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