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First broadcast:
Tuesday 20 March 2012

The woman who fell from the sky and lived.

Juliane Koepcke was travelling on an internal flight over the Peruvian jungle when it was struck by lightning and disintegrated.

She fell from over 10,000 feet into the rainforest and was the only survivor.

  • Juliane Koepcke: How I survived a plane crash

    Juliane Koepcke: How I survived a plane crash

    I could see the canopy of the jungle spinning towards me. Then I lost consciousness and remember nothing of the impact. Later I learned that the plane had broken into pieces about two miles above the ground

    Read more on the BBC News website



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