How far could a plane accident go? It's -- it's on the wire.
According to overseas media reports, a small plane with two people on board recently got stuck by a high-voltage wire in Maryland, the United States,It caused widespread power outages in surrounding towns, affecting 80,000 households。
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said a single-engine plane from White Plains, New York, got stuck in a power line at a power tower near Montgomery County Airport in Gaithersburg, Maryland, at about 17:40 local time on Thursday. Eg. Mooney. Type A single-engine aircraft.
Pictures taken at the scene showed the small white plane hanging nose-up and tail-down like a kite on a high-voltage wire. The fuselage was damaged and measured.The plane was about 100 feet (30 meters) above the ground.There is still electricity above the power lines, complicating rescue efforts.
Two people on board have been contacted by rescuers and are in good shape.
About 8,000 customers in Montgomery County were without power during the incident, the report said,Local traffic lights were also affected,The cause of the crash is not yet known and will be investigated by the FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board.
It is worth noting that the Mooney M20 has been very visible in the United States. In August last year, a plane of the same model was found dead in Victoria, Minnesota.Crashed into an unoccupied house, killing everyone, including the crew and passengers.