28 Dec, 2016 @ 16:31
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Tourists run for their lives as plane crash lands on packed Spanish beach

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A PLANE has crash landed on a Spanish beach forcing tourists to run for their lives and dive for cover.tener-crash-2

The three-seater aircraft crashed on the Tenerife beach after the pilot reported technical problems.

A woman and a girl, 14, walked away from the wreckage, but the pilot is said to have suffered serious injuries.

All three, of French and Belgian nationality, are recovering at La Candelaria Hospital.

The plane had been travelling from Tenerife Norte to Morocco when it got into trouble and forced the pilot to negotiate an emergency landing.

Mayor Jose Manuel Bermudez said it was a ‘miracle’ that no one was injured.

The beach has been cordoned off while the clean-up of the area gets underway.

 

Laurence Dollimore

Laurence has a BA and MA in International Relations and a Gold Standard diploma in Multi-Media journalism from News Associates in London. He has almost a decade of experience and previously worked as a senior reporter for the Mail Online in London.

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