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Air Niugini plane comes down in Micronesia lagoon

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor September 28, 2018 15:00

Air Niugini plane comes down in Micronesia lagoon

A passenger aircraft has come down in a lagoon off Chuuk International Airport in Micronesia after it overshot the runway. Images circulating online showed the Air Niugini plane, from Papua New Guinea, sitting in shallow water just off the coast. None of the 35 passengers and 12 crew onboard flight ANG73 suffered serious injuries. The cause of the crash is unclear, but investigations are due to begin soon.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor September 28, 2018 15:00