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The Plane that Landed
By Neil Price, Co-Editor

April 1, 2013: align="left">
http://s0.geograph.org.uk/photos/07/93/079352_8376ef12.jpg"At 3pm sharp yesterday, in a field surrounding Iddesleigh, Devon, a yellow plane was spotted landing. It was thought that the pilot was looking for Lapford church when he mistook the spire on Iddesleigh church for his destination.                
According to a fellow onlooker named Charlie Peaceful- a school boy- , the pilot explained that he was lost. Peaceful stated that ‘It was a very strange and unexpected arrival. My brother, a friend and I were just playing in the fields when the plane landed and the pilot asked for directions’.
Molly Jones- who saw the plane with Peaceful- quoted: ‘Although it was very exciting, we were also a bit taken aback! My friends and I had never seen a plane before! After we told him the directions to Lapford church, he thanked us with humbugs’.
The Colonel of the area offered us his views on this thrilling event: ‘I must say, for many years, I have never witnessed a plane in my local district, neither have I considered it.’ He continued... ‘Even though I guess this is an interesting experience for many, I do not believe that children should be involved with things such as airplanes- as the Colonel, I should have been informed first.’
Most of the community are still extremely excited with this happening and many are appearing inquisitive towards Peaceful, his brother and Jones. As events like this are so rare in small villages like Iddesleigh, it is for sure that this will be remembered by all."



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