Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Passangers in Miraculous Escape as Plane Breaks Up on Indonesia Runway

A Meripati Airlines plane landing at an airport in , Indonesia skidded off a runway Monday. The airline said some passengers were “shocked” but all survived.

Eyes witnesses said the airplane began skidding after the front wheels touched down at the El Tari Airport in Kupang.

“The 46 passengers, including one infant, and four crew members survived the incident. It is also reported that the shocked passengers were immediately rushed to a nearby air force’s hospital,” the airline said in a statement.