Small Airplane Crashes in PG During a Take-off Attempt

vlcsnap-2014-03-14-18h30m02s223vlcsnap-2014-03-14-18h30m33s31A small airplane crashed at the Punta Gorda airstrip today as it was attempting to take off.

Eyewitnesses claim that the small plane had landed at the airstrip at about 3:15 p.m., but when it tried to take off again it hit a post, burst into flames and then landed in the ministry of works compound destroying part of the fence.

Thankfully, no life was lost. Two individuals- the pilot and a woman, believed to be his wife- were reportedly inside the plane, and while the man appeared unscathed the woman appeared to have suffered minor injuries during the incident.

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