The airport was closed for several hours
Boeing 737 almost drowned in popular resort
A plane crash almost occurred near the resort town of Montpellier in southern France.
< p>Montpellier is the pearl of the Mediterranean coast of France along with Marseille, Nice and Cannes. Thousands of tourists from all over the world come here every year.
This Sunday, after landing at the local airport, a Boeing 737 cargo plane of the Swedish airline West Atlantic went off the runway and landed in the waters of Lake Etan de L' Or near the sea coast.
60 rescuers with special equipment arrived at the scene of the incident. Montpellier airport was completely closed for all flights for several hours.
Fortunately, the plane was stopped on the lake. He hit the water with only the bow. There were three people on board, they were not injured. To get the car out of the water, it took special equipment that worked for several hours.
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