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Athletes and paratroopers were forced to jump from a plane to escape

May 31 2008

In Spain, there was a tragedy: the airplane parachute club, located in Lille, in the province of Toledo, during the flight began to break down one of the engines. Despite the fact that the plane was at the time of the accident has not yet managed to climb to a safe height for jumps, skydivers have decided to urgently leave the salon. Jumped from the plane, not all people.

As told by the representatives of Ministry of Interior of Spain, managed to escape only nine parachutists, with four of them were injured, not life-threatening. The pilot and another person aboard the plane were killed.

Was the deceased passenger parachute - not reported. Causes of the accident being investigated, reports AP.

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