Plane needs a parachute – level 2

19-05-2014 07:00

A plane in Australia got in trouble. The pilot activated the parachute at 4,000 feet (1.2 kilometres).

Someone caught the incident on camera. It showed the aircraft slowly lowering to the ground. It landed in the front garden of a home.

All four people on board escaped without serious injury. Authorities launched an investigation. They want to know the cause of this accident.

Difficult words: injury (damage to the body), authorities (people who have power), launch (to start something).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

Have you ever seen a plane crash?


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