Patrol ship in Lake Taupo
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Sky divers bail as plane crashes in New Zealand

Thirteen people on board a sky diving plane that crashed in the centre of a lake in New Zealand's North Island survived - by jumping out in mid-air.

According to police, six passengers, six crew and their pilot managed to abandon the plane when it got into trouble as it was rising above Lake Taupo.

Helen Castles, from Television New Zealand, reports.

  • 07 Jan 2015
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