A police boat circles the crashed plane in Lake Taupo. Photo: AP A police boat circles the crashed plane in Lake Taupo. Photo: AP
A police boat circles the crashed plane in Lake Taupo. Photo: AP

13 skydivers leap to safety before plane crashes

13 people, including the pilot, jump from plane in parachutes after apparent engine failure, which forced the aircraft to plunge into a lake

A police boat circles the crashed plane in Lake Taupo. Photo: AP A police boat circles the crashed plane in Lake Taupo. Photo: AP
A police boat circles the crashed plane in Lake Taupo. Photo: AP
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