WATCH: Plane's wing falls off mid-flight

2014-05-16 10:35

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Part of plane's wing falls off mid-flight

2014-05-16 10:23

Check out this spine-chilling video of part of a plane's wing falling off mid-flight. WATCH

Cape Town - Remember that video we posted a little while ago, taken by a passenger, showing a plane's burning engine through the window?

Well, there's a new passenger video doing the rounds of a plane's wing falling off mid-flight.

Watch it here

The Telegraph reports that a CityJet plane carrying more than 60 passengers from London City Airport to Florence had to turn back soon after take-off, as part of its wing came off on Thursday. 

Cole Moreton, a features writer at The Telegraph, was on board the flight and described the confusion as passengers told cabin crew, who appeared to alert the pilot. He was also the passenger who recorded the incident. 

Fortunately no one was injured and the pilot managed to land the aircraft safely. A replacement jet was found and the flight continued about an hour later.

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