A single-engine plane hit the power lines in Gaithersburg, Maryland on Sunday, leaving tens of thousands without power, WTOP reported Sunday.
Photos and videos on Twitter revealed the plane was still dangling from the powerlines. Luckily, no one was killed.
"Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service spokesman Pete Piringer said emergency crews are still trying rescue the pilot and passenger from within the plane, seen in images dangling from overhead wires near the intersection of Rothbury Drive and Goshen Road in Montgomery Village," said WTOP.
The crash happened around 5:30 p.m. EST on Sunday. According to the rescue services, two people were in the plane while dangling 100 feet above the ground.
Small plane dangling from powerlines in Gaithersburg, Maryland; passengers trapped inside pic.twitter.com/4P8h4Tz7EG
— RawNews1st (@Raw_News1st) November 27, 2022
Update - Gaithersburg, Maryland, @MontgomeryCoMD small plane into powerlines & tower plow, suspended about 100 feet in the air, two persons on board uninjured at this time, @mcfrs on scene, Widespread power outages, some roads closed in area, https://t.co/VRLGfpyFaA pic.twitter.com/3iCMW0v94j
— Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) November 27, 2022
BREAKING: #BNNUS Reports
In #Gaithersburg, Maryland (@MontgomeryCoMD), a small plane collided with powerlines and a tower plow, leaving it suspended about 100 feet in the air, with two people on board unharmed at the time, while @mcfrs are on the scene. pic.twitter.com/gVQJKX8bR5
— Gurbaksh Singh Chahal (@gchahal) November 27, 2022