7de Laan cast members Sekoati Tsubane, Hazel Hinda and Amalia Uys were injured.“The helicopter took off, but then encountered some problems and went down again.”He did not know the nature of the problems.“The helicopter then crashed with the bakkie that was driving around the area where the helicopter was taking off.”Tsubane and Hinda were checked on and released from hospital, but Amalia Uys had sustained a minor fracture to her hand and would be kept under observation for the night.The passenger of the bakkie sustained minor neck injuries.Eager to impress her, he attempts to start a band with his co-workers (Bennie Fourie and James Cunningham), but will their ineptitude expose his lie?
The film starts with some appalling, stereotypically misogynistic behaviour from the guys at Linda’s workplace and you understand her initial stand-offish demeanour, but Uys never gives us a glimpse beneath the carefully cultivated, blandly vanilla persona of Linda.
A South African Broadcasting Corporation promotional helicopter transporting cast and crew members from the local soapie 7de Laan crashed into a bakkie in Kroonstad on Saturday, Free State police said.
Spokesperson Superintendent Sam Makhele said the helicopter was transporting cast and crew to a stadium for a show.
He immediately recognises her as his boss’s daughter, although she has no idea who he is.
They’re immediately attracted to each other, and, in a frantic and uncertain effort to disguise his identity, Ben lies to Linda and claims to be in a band.