Rustenburg couple saved from airplane stuck in 300m high zipline

Rustenburg couple saved from airplane stuck in 300m high zipline

A couple's light aeroplane got stuck in a zipline 300m above the ground in a resort in Rustenburg. Emergency workers were called to scene where they did a complicated rescue mission to get the two safely on the ground. No serious injuries were reported.

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A man and woman was saved from their light aeroplane that got stuck in a zipline 300m above the ground at a resort in Rustenburg.

The aeroplane got stuck at around 08:30 on Friday morning but emergency workers only arrived at the scene later in the afternoon.

The emergency crew had to a complicated series of maneuvers to get to the stuck couple. It took some time for the emergency workers to get to the couple, as reported by Maroela Media.

They gave the relieved pair harnesses and carefully lowered them down to the ground.

The two were checked for injuries by the paramedics waiting on the scene. Neither of them were injured but they were taken to the nearest hospital to make sure they're alright.

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The couple was grateful to be on solid ground again and said they were terrified of moving because they feared the aeroplane would fall to the ground if they moved too much.

This might explain why they didn't use the plane's radio system to call for help earlier.

People noticed the plane hanging above the ground in the zipline and called emergency services.

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This photo shows one of the rescue workers making his way to the aeroplane.

Rustenburg couple saved from airplane stuck in 300m high zipline

Rustenburg couple saved from airplane stuck in 300m high zipline (Image Source: Maroela Media)
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Source: Briefly.co.za

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