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Via: GlobalNews
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This is the stuff of nightmares, especially if you're already scared of flying.

An Air Canada flight was forced to make a crash landing on Thursday, when one of its tires burst soon after take-off from Calgary.

But as the plane went down, the landing gear collapsed, and its propeller broke off, slicing into the plane and hitting passenger Christina Kurylo in the head.

Fortunately, no one died, and there were only minor injuries.

"I'm really lucky. It could have been a million times worse," said Christina Kurylo. "I could have died, you know, you never know what could have happened."

Kurylo was one of 5 employees from an Alberta-based radio station that were all on board when the incident occurred. And they seem to be taking it all in stride.

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This crash occurred on Saturday at the Jolly Rally in Italy's Aosta Valley. Driver Piero Scavone and navigator Diego D'Hérin's car lost control as it came around a corner where spectators sat close to the action. Miraculously no one was injured. What a silly place to sit though...

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Somehow, no one was seriously injured from this incident. Still, if that doesn't make your cheeks clench up a little just watching...

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