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Cessna pilot is ‘not sorry that he landed on the beach’ despite two deaths

Published on 04/09/2017

A month has passed since the pilot of a light aircraft made an emergency landing on São João da Caparica beach,Almada, killing two people – a 56-year-old man and an eight-year-old girl.

The aircraft was being used for training and, after the engine cut out in mid-flight, the experienced instructor took the controls and opted to land on a crowded beach.

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