Brazilian politicians have survived a tragic plane crash after a power line snapped.
Two politicians, a worker and the pilot of a helicopter miraculously survived when the plane they were traveling with flew into power lines, crashed to the ground and caught fire.
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Yesterday, the plane was preparing to land at a football field in Minas Geras state in the South East, after it suddenly came into contact with the cable line.
A shocking scene has been captured as a silver helicopter carrying Brazilian parliamentarian Hercílio Araújo Diniz and David Barroso, the deputy mayor of Valadares, slowly descends into the power line.
The scene of the accident was recorded by a witness who was at the scene, and the people who were watching can be heard panicking, as the helicopter lost stability and dove underground, where a fire broke out.
All four passengers escaped with minor injuries, the state of Minas Gerais in Brazil said. He was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.
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The Fire Department said the pilot lost control before crashing into power lines on the side of the road, according to US Sun.
Power was cut in the districts of Sobrália and Fernandes Tourinho after the accident, according to local news.
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