Motorbikes heading to the airstrip
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Locals light up remote Peruvian airstrip for emergency night-flight

Residents of Contamana - a remote town in eastern Peru - came out in force on Wednesday when their local airstrip needed lighting for an emergency medical night-flight.

Hundreds of residents lined their vehicles up alongside the tarmac allowing a charter plane carrying three patients to take off.

Tom Santorelli reports.

  • 05 Apr 2013
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