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Skydive Dubai Caravan crash

Written by Lara

Skydive Dubai has released an official statement about Tuesday’s plane crash:

On 7th of July 2015 at 8am one of Skydive Dubai’s Planes Cessna Caravan plane, carrying 15 skydivers including the pilot, flying over the desert campus encountered a technical problem shortly after it had taken off. The experienced pilot however managed to land the plane safely, with all 15 passengers walking away unharmed. An official investigation is being carried out by the local authorities to source the cause of the incident and a detailed report will be shared upon the completion of the investigation.

News: Khaleej Times

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Edit: Corrected news source link and we can confirm Dean Ricci (a.k.a. our columnist The Fuckin’ Pilot) was not flying at the time of this accident.

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