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Plane ditches into Pacific lagoon

AFP
28/09/2018 | 613 words
Passengers were forced to swim for their lives Friday when an airliner ditched into a lagoon after missing the runway on a remote Pacific island and began sinking.The Air Niugini Boeing 737-800 was attempting to land at Weno airport in Micronesia but ended up half submerged in Chuuk lagoon after the accident on Friday morning.Within minutes, locals scrambled a flotilla of small boats to pluck the 35 passengers and 12 crew from the water.The airline said the plane, which was involved in a collision with another aircraft earlier this (...)
 
 
 
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