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After A Crash, Two People Who Were Dangling From A Plane Over Live Power Lines Were Saved.

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After colliding with powerlines in Maryland on Sunday evening, a small plane carrying two individuals became tangled in live wires about 100 feet above the earth, trapping them inside for seven hours.

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Around 5:30 p.m., the single-engine plane was preparing to descend towards Montgomery County Airpark in Gaithersburg when it struck the high-tension wires close to Goshen Road and Rothbury Drive, according to authorities.

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Around 12:30 a.m., the pilot and passenger were saved in what emergency personnel described as a “Herculean effort,” and they were taken to nearby trauma clinics for significant injuries.

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Officials stated that although they experienced hypothermia and trauma-related injuries, they are expected to live.

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According to Pete Piringer, chief spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Services, seem to be safe at this time, but they’re in a very dangerous scenario owing to the fact that they are dd. angling about 100 feet up and everything’s still electrified.”

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Tens of thousands of locals lost power Sunday night due to the collision.

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According to the area’s energy provider Pepco, the “widespread” outages in Montgomery County reportedly impacted 85,000 to 90,000 homes and businesses.

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