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Bali: Passenger plane skids off runway into sea, no casualties

Associated Press
Apr 13, 2013 at 03:23pm IST

Jakarta: A Lion Air plane with more than 100 passengers skidded off the end of a runway into the sea on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, police said on Saturday.

Bali Police Chief Arif Wahyunadi told local TV One that all of the passengers and crew were evacuated from the plane and taken into the airport terminal for treatment.

Hospital officials and paramedics said at least seven passengers were taken to Sanglah hospital with head wounds and broken bones. Many passengers arrived with wet clothes and bruises.

Bali: Passenger plane skids off runway into sea, no casualties

The cause of the accident of the plane, which was carrying 100 passengers, remains unclear.

The cause of the accident was unclear. Wahyunadi said the plane originated from Bandung, the capital of West Java province, and was landing in Bali.


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