13 People Skydive To Safety During New Zealand Plane Crash

Proof that death defying stunts don’t just happen in movies

As if voluntarily jumping out of a plane isn’t stressful enough, imagine doing it while moments away from crashing into open water.

That’s exactly what the passengers of a plane heading for a tandem skydive over lake Taumpo in New Zealand were forced to do after suffering engine failure at 1,300m.

Incredibly, all 13 people on board – the pilot, six skydiving instructors and their six guests – managed to abandon the plane within “15 seconds” of the engine failure and land safely, leaving the plane to crash into the lake.

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Despite the gravity of the situation, no one was hurt.

Let’s just hope Sam Mendes has been taking notes for Spectre

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