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Monday 5 December 2016

Mother and baby saved after crash

A WOMAN and her one-year-old son who survived four days in the Colombian jungle after a plane crash have been rescued.

Maria Nelly Murillo suffered some injuries and burns, but the baby was unhurt. The two were aboard a twin-engine Cessna that crashed on Saturday, killing the pilot.

Murillo told rescuers she climbed a hill with her child to get away from the plane, which she feared might explode. She says she survived on coconut water until a local person came across her.

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