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German plane drops out of sky

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A sports biplane has crashed into a car after plunging from the air. The pilot was performing aerobatics and struck a car, which was parked on a road near the airfield.

The impact of the collision tore the undercarriage off the aeroplane and left it, and the car in a nearby field.

A couple who were in the car at the moment of impact, suffered scratches while their daughter suffered some injuries, but no-one had to be taken to the hospital. The pilot also suffered minor injuries but did not need to go to hospital.

"Clearly guardian angels had a hand in the outcome," Grossostheim police said in a statement about the incident.

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