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    Miley Cyrus Explained What It Was Like When Her Plane Was Struck By Lightning In South America

    "I was in my mom's lap because I was pretty sure it didn't matter about the seatbelts at this point."

    Miley Cyrus sounds really lucky to be alive after the time her plane was struck by lightning.

    A closeup of Miley

    Back in March, Miley and her crew were traveling to a show in South America when their plane was forced to make an emergency landing.

    Miley recently recounted the details of the accident, explaining that she had a bad feeling about the day from the very beginning.

    "It was really very strange because it was unexpected weather, and a few things that day — when I woke up that morning I said, 'Something just kind of felt off and not quite right,'" Miley said on Late Night With Seth Meyers.

    Miley sits down for her interview with Seth

    Then, once the group took off, the weather changed suddenly, and the plane got struck by lightning while caught in the storm.

    A closeup of Miley

    Miley says the whole thing was "really scary" and she was crying "in [her] mom's lap" because she was pretty sure "it didn't matter about the seat belts at this point."

    A closeup of Miley and her mom

    Thankfully, the plane was able to safely make an emergency landing but that didn't mean the whole thing wasn't traumatizing — and it didn't stop the show from being flooded and canceled.

    Miley Cyrus smiling

    "My guys in my band, who are just rock 'n' rollers, are like, 'We got to get to the fans! We got to still play the gig!' I'm like, 'OK, no. We're in the middle of, like, the forest in a broken-down airplane. There's floods where we're supposed to be going. The stage is sinking,'" Miley recounted.

    Miley leaning over toward her guitarist onstage

    With a canceled show and nowhere to go, Miley says Brazil was "awesome" and allowed her to enter the country a few days early before her Lollapalooza performance.

    A closeup of Miley

    "We were able to take a few days to recuperate 'cause all of us were a little traumatized," Miley concluded.

    It definitely sounds like they were all deserving of some time off!

    Hear all that Miley had to say below.

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