Dramatic footage has captured how a plane collided with a truck as it tried to take off on a road in Russia.

The pilot was taken to hospital after his single engine aircraft crashed into the vehicle on Monday.

He managed to escape with minor injuries.

Video taken by a resident in Chechnya showed the plane plough into the back of truck which was parked by the side of the road.

Moments before the smash, cars travelling in the opposite direction can be seen swerving out of the way of the plane as it taxied along the road.

The footage was taken by a resident in Chechnya

The plane is captured taxiing along the road at high speed

A person can be seen in the footage jumping away and crawling on the ground in an attempt to escape being caught in the accident.

According to local traffic police, the driver of the damaged van was not inside at the moment of the crash.

The plane then smashes into the back of a truck parked by the roadside

The pilot was taken to hospital with minor injuries

It is not known why the plane was trying to take off from the road.



Source link