Archives September 2018

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Sep

2018-09-28 Air Niugini Boeing 737-800 landed in lagoon at Chuuk

The Boeing 737-800 hit the water on final approach to Chuuk Airport and ended up in a lagoon. The aircraft stayed afloat long enough so that all 47 on board survived and were rescued. One passenger was found dead a day later.

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Sep

2018-09-01 UTair B737-800 overran runway at Sochi

UTair flight went beyond the end of the runway at Sochi-Adler Intl Airport and fell into a drainage ditch. There were a number of injuries among the 170 on board. The aircraft was damaged beyond repair.