A passenger plane crashed into the lagoon while landing on one of the Islands of Micronesia
Moscow. September 28. INTERFAX.RU — Aircraft with passengers, belonging to airlines of Papua New Guinea and Air Niugini landing on one of the Islands of the archipelago of Truk in Micronesia collapsed in the Chuuk lagoon, reported the local media.
The reason why the crew missed the runway, not yet installed.
A plane heading toward #PapuaNewGuinea lands in ocean after ‘overshooting’ a runway in #Micronesia, according to Papua New Guinea officials; all 36 passengers and crew members aboard are safe pic.twitter.com/hzLdvE08Y0
— CGTN (@CGTNOfficial) September 28, 2018
The representative of the airport of Venom, which sent the plane on route from Papua New Guinea, said that “someone will understand this and inform us.”
On Board were 36 passengers killed and seriously injured there.
DEVELOPING: No serious injuries reported after an Air Niugini Boeing 737 crashes into the ocean off the coast of Micronesia.
Thirty-five passengers and 12 crew members are all accounted for, according to officials at Weno International Airport. https://t.co/zIClZlNtug pic.twitter.com/rtrj90SkIK
— ABC News (@ABC) September 28, 2018