A plane collided with an electric pole in America. Due to this, the electricity of more than 90 thousand houses went off. The rescue team barely saved the two people trapped in the plane.
A small plane crashed into power lines in Montgomery County in the US state of Maryland. The accident happened at Rothbury Dr & Goshen Rd. Due to this, the county area was hit by a blackout as soon as the plane crashed. Suddenly there was a power failure in more than 90 thousand houses. Due to this the commercial activities of the area have also been badly affected. Apart from the pilot, there was one passenger on board the aircraft. The rescue team barely saved both the people trapped in the plane. People heaved a sigh of relief on their safe escape.
No injuries were reported in the accident, according to the Montgomery County Police Department. The small plane crashed near a commercial area due to the rainy weather. Police estimate that the plane must have hit an electric wire as high as a 10-storey building. The police took responsibility for the power outage in the county area by tweeting, but did not say when the power would come back.
The Federal Aviation Administration informed in its report that the single-engine Mooney M20J aircraft collided with a power pole at 5:40 pm local time and got entangled in electric wires. It is clearly visible in the viral pictures and videos of the accident that the plane is hanging on an electric pole about a hundred feet above the ground. The plane crash is being investigated.