A plane crashing into the sea at Martins Bay, New Zealand
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New Zealand plane beach take-off fails

10 January 2014 Last updated at 15:47 GMT

Two pilots have attempted a dramatic take-off - from a beach.

Their single engine plane made an emergency landing on Martins Bay in New Zealand after aircraft's engine failed.

It did not stop the pilots attempting to get it back in the air, along with the help of some nearby holidaymakers.

Lucas de Jong reports.