Light Aircraft emergency landing in Portugal kills 2 people on the ground

A light aircraft has killed 2 sunbathers near Lisbon in Portugal.

Portuguese officials have said the victims are a 56 year old man and an 8 year old girl. There were no other injuries. The aircraft got into difficulties and was forced to !ke an emergency landing on Caparica beach which is around 20 miles south of Lisbon.

Locals have said they are used to seeing light aircraft flying up and down the shoreline but locals on the beach were not happy with the pilots decision to make an emergency landing on the beach.

Eye witnesses said the aircraft was unstable on its attempt to land on the beach and skimmed the beach before landing and ending up close to the water, there was panic on the beach as the aircraft came into land and some sunbathers ran into the sea.

Above is a photo of the aircraft with a damaged port wing.
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