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Pilot Escapes Unharmed After Plane Crashes Into Sea Near Welsh Coast

Dramatic footage captures moment plane flips over in the water before sinking; one person taken to hospital

A pilot had a lucky escape after a plane crashed into the sea – narrowly avoiding the rocky shore.

The incident took place in Porthcawl, Bridgend, Wales on June 13.

Footage shows the moment the aircraft is making its descent towards the water close to the coast.

(Screenshot via YouTube)

After hitting the water’s surface it flips forward and ends up on its roof.

Witnesses at the scene said the plane flew over nearby houses during its descent and the pilot was seen walking back onto the shore.

(Screenshot via YouTube)

The Welsh Ambulance Service confirmed that one person was taken to hospital.

The RNLI were called to the scene where the aircraft eventually sank.


Produced in association with SWNS Talker

Edited by Jessi Rexroad Shull and Kyana Jeanin Rubinfeld

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