Moment plane carrying 17 skydivers including Brits crash lands after an engine fails


Terrifying second plane carrying 17 skydivers including Brits crash lands after an engine fails… earlier than passengers hug and reward hero pilot

  • Skydive teacher Martijn van Dam filmed an emergency touchdown on June 25
  • Footage exhibits pilot touchdown plane with 17 onboard beside Netherlands freeway
  • The plane suffered engine failure at a peak of 350ft simply west of Teuge Airport
  • Do you realize anybody onboard the plane? Email [email protected]

By Sam Baker For Mailonline

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An plane carrying 17 skydivers carried out an emergency touchdown on a strip of grass subsequent to a street after struggling an engine failure.

Video footage captured by skydiving teacher Martijn van Dam confirmed the second the plane started to descend because the teams deliberate skydive session was placed on maintain.

The incident, which occurred on June 25, came about after the plane suffered engine failure at 350ft above the bottom, round a mile from Teuge Airport.

According to his Linked In, van Dam works as a videographer at Skydive Teuge within the Netherlands, and he was readily available together with his digicam to file the terrifying expertise because the plane went down.

His video footage begins off because the plane is already heading for the bottom, with these contained in the plane being jostled about.

People will be seen holding onto the perimeters of the plane and assuming brace positions as they ready to make contact with the bottom.

A loud crack will be heard because the pilot efficiently lands the Cessna Grand Caravan plane on a patch of grass working alongside a freeway. 

The plane was landed in a subject working alongside the A50 motorway roughly 2Km west of Teuge Airport, the Netherlands, on June 25

The second the plane had come to a standstill, instructors will be heard yelling instructions to these onboard to get outdoors and away from the touchdown web site.

The final to exit the plane, van Dam ensured that the pilot was additionally unharmed within the crash touchdown earlier than ushering him out as nicely.

Despite having landed on the facet of a busy freeway, the skydivers can all be seen hugging each other and hi-fiving amongst themselves as they rejoice escaping the emergency touchdown seemingly unhurt. 

When all these onboard are at a secure distance from the plane, van Dam offers the pilot a hug and one of many passengers, believed to be British, says: ‘Well performed man, such an excellent job!’ 

Speaking on the finish of the video, van Dam mentioned: ‘What I used to be afraid of all my leaping life simply occurred… The consequence is superb. The plane is damaged… wow, wow.’ 

At the top of his video, van Dam additionally issued just a few items of recommendation for anyone else who ought to discover themselves in an analogous scenario sooner or later.

Relieved passengers rushed to hug and congratulate the pilot as soon as they have been stood at a secure distance from the plane

Do you realize anybody onboard the plane? 

Send an electronic mail to  [email protected] 

He suggested at all times sporting your seatbelt with fast launch, be certain that emergency touchdown procedures have been correctly educated and opening and locking the plane door earlier than the touchdown.

Van Dam additionally joked that you just must also have your digicam prepared. 

An incident report revealed on the Aviation Safety Network learn: ‘A Cessna 208B Supervan 900 skydiving sustained substantial harm throughout a compelled touchdown in a subject 2 km west of Teuge Airport, the Netherlands, subsequent to the A50 motorway. 

‘The engine had lost energy shortly after takeoff from Teuge Airport. The pilot made an emergency touchdown in a meadow. 

‘The plane collided with a billboard with the precise wing, swung and got here to a cease towards a crash barrier subsequent to the freeway.’