Transcript for Plane Crash Victims' Story of Survival
Boy, what a story. We turn to the fiery small plane crash in Texas. The pilot and his wife lucky to be a live. They described what happened in this exclusive with Ryan Owens. Good morning, Ryan. Reporter: Good morning to you. This is cite the survival story. Their plane had it own parachute. Boy, did it come in handy. One look, it's impossible the believe anyone survived this plane crash. But a husband and wife did, almost without a scratch. It was so fast. So fast. It just happened too quick. Reporter: Those survivors telling ABC news exclusively, their plane's parachute is the only thing that stood between them and certain death. They said as they began their descent south of Dallas this week end, their landing gear clipped a powerline. The man has been a pilot for nearly four decades. His wife, laura, who sustained a broken clavicle who knead lifesaving move. I went to grab the handle for the parachute. My wife has already pulled it. Reporter: The chute lines tangled up in the power lines. The parachute saved our lives. I turned the plane pauch both of us said sh let's get out of here. Get out. Reporter: They literally opened the plane door and jumped to safety. Somehow avoiding being elect row to kruted by the pourlines that seconds later caused their plane to burst into planes. It sounded like an explosion. Almost like a bomb going off. Reporter: Tens of thousands of small planes equipped with these parachutes. They're designed to be deployed like this, when an engine stalls. It happened to this pilot earlier this year. Before he was saved by the coast guard. The parachute may not be designed to be pulled so close to the ground. But without a doubt, it saved this couple. They're eager to get back into the air. I can't wait. Hope fly, we'll go able to have another plane. And of course it will have a parachute. Reporter: Of course. So about 30,000 of these parachutes have been installed on smaller planes. Again, this is not exactly how they were designed to be used. But robin and George, tough to argue with these results. Absolutely. Came in handy. Coming up, big warning this
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