Plane Crash in Cuba – level 1

21-05-2018 07:00

Havana is the capital of Cuba. A plane takes off from Havana. It is flying to Holguín. It is a city in the south of Cuba.

The plane crashes. People find it 20 kilometres of Havana. Only three people survive. One hundred and ten people die.

People do not know why the plane crashed.

Difficult words: take off (get in the air), survive (live after something deadly happens), crashed (past of ‘crash’ – fall down).

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