An Air Niugini Boeing 737-800 crashed into a lagoon on Sept. 28 when attempting to land at Chuuk Island in the Federated States of Micronesia, with all passengers and crew evacuated safely. The aircraft, registered as P2-PXE, landed short of the runway at 10:10 a.m. local time, the carrier said. There were 35 passengers and 12 crew onboard, and small boats helped evacuate them. The aircraft is mostly submerged in the lagoon. The airline said it “has been informed that the weather was ...

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