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Burning toilet paper helped to land the plane


Australian pilot landed the aircraft on the strip lit by burning toilet paper.

As the news agency Avia.pro, Australian pilot of a small turboprop aircraft, which performed a special flight to the remote region of Queensland for the emergency evacuation of seriously ill patient was forced to put the aircraft on the runway, set on fire lit rolls of toilet paper. Such unusual lighting of the runway was organized due to adverse weather conditions reduce the visibility to an absolute minimum.

Despite the kind of improvised runway lighting, aircraft landing was successful, and experts believe that only because it has managed to save the life of the patient.

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