Brazilian politicians survive terror helicopter crash after colliding with power line.
Two politicians, an official and the pilot of a helicopter miraculously survived when their aircraft collided with a power line, crashed to the ground and burst into flames.
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The aircraft was preparing to land on a soccer field in the southeastern state of Minas Geras yesterday when it accidentally came into contact with a cable line.
A shocking video captures the moment the silver helicopter carrying Brazilian deputy Hercílio Araújo Diniz and David Barroso, deputy mayor of Governador Valadares, slowly slides along the power cable.
Video of the collision was recorded by a witness on the ground and onlookers can be heard gasping in horror as the helicopter lost its composure and plummeted to the ground below, where it caught fire.
All four on board survived with minor injuries, the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais said. They were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.
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The Fire Department said the pilot lost control before colliding with a power line on the side of a highway, the US Sun reported.
Power was cut in the municipalities of Sobrália and Fernandes Tourinho after the accident, according to local reports.
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