According to the Daily Mail an experienced pilot has revealed that the Pegasus plane crash was very nearly a far more deadly disaster.

There were apparently similarities between this Pegasus crash and a Brazil Airbus tragedy in which 199 people died.

The disaster occurred when the landing went very wrong. This time, passengers and crew escaped by clambering up the steeply sloping aisle and out of the rear doors.

The experienced pilot who spoke to the Mail is certain that a catastrophe was narrowly avoided. He said that if the plane had travelled a few metres further with a little more speed, or if a fire had broken out, this disaster would have been very much worse.

What happens after a crash like this? After this accident, which left the plane hanging halfway off a cliff, the aircraft had to be dragged up the slope and back to the airport, as shown by the video below.

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