Indonesia: Lion Air plane carrying 108 overshoots runway in Bali and crashes into the sea, injuring at least 22 – 130413 1130z

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“A Lion Air plane carrying 108 people has crashed into the sea after overshooting the runway as it came into land at Balis Denpasar International Airport.

Officials said that all passengers and crew were safe, although at least seven people had been taken to Denpasars Sanglah Hospital with head wounds and broken bones. (BBC: 15 injured taken to hospital)

Many passengers arrived with wet clothes and bruises.

The Boeing 737-800 had been attempting to land at Ngurah Rai International Airport at about 3.50pm local time (5.50pm AEST) on Saturday when it overshot the runway.

Photographs shown on Indonesian television showed the planes fuselage had split into two parts just behind its wings, and the plane half submerged in shallow water.

Andis, a passenger who was on the flight, said there was a loud bang as the plane hit the water, prompting panic.

I looked down. It was suddenly sea, Andis said.

I realised that the plane was flying too low, but we still stayed calm until we heard a bang. There was panic.

A spokeswoman with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Canberra said efforts were being made to find out whether any Australians were on the flight.

The Australian Consulate-General in Bali is making urgent inquiries to determine whether any Australian citizens may have been involved in air crash is Bali on Saturday afternoon, the spokeswoman said.

At this time we are not aware that there are any Australian victims.

The Lion Air fight 904 was due to arrive at Denpasar at 3.40pm local time (5.40pm AEST) after leaving from Bandung about two hours earlier.

Initial reports suggested there were about 130 people on the flight.

But Eko Diantoro, an official from Bandung Airport, later said the flight manifest showed that the plane was carrying 101 passengers, including five children and one baby, as well as seven crew.

Lion Air commercial director Edward Sirait confirmed that some passengers had been taken to a hospital in Denpasar.

All passengers and crew are safe, 101 passengers and seven crew. Theyve been taken to the nearest hospital, he said.

Mr Sirait said that the plane was new, and began operating last year.

The plane is Boeing 737-800 NG, Next Generation. Its a new one, a 2012 product, he said.

Lion Air started operating in 2000 and services more than 36 destinations, mostly in Indonesia.

The airline last month agreed to buy 234 Airbus planes and announced that it planned to target new routes in Asia, as well as a venture in Australia.”” – afr.com

“BALI, Indonesia A Lion Air plane carrying more than 100 passengers and crew overshot a runway on the Indonesian resort island of Bali on Saturday and crashed into the sea, injuring nearly two dozen people, officials said.

I Made Krisna Maharta, an official with Balis search and rescue agency, said all of the passengers and crew were safely rescued and that 22 people were taken to three different hospitals with various injuries. He said initial reports showed there were 101 passengers and seven crew members aboard the plane.” - wapo

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  1. Indonesian google translation:

    “Sebuah pesawat Lion Air yang membawa 108 orang telah jatuh ke laut setelah overshoot landasan pacu seperti itu datang ke tanah di Bali Denpasar International Airport.

    Para pejabat mengatakan bahwa semua penumpang dan awak selamat, meskipun setidaknya tujuh orang telah dibawa ke Rumah Sakit Sanglah Denpasar dengan luka di kepala dan patah tulang. (BBC: 15 terluka dibawa ke rumah sakit)

    Banyak penumpang tiba dengan pakaian yang basah dan memar.

    The Boeing 737-800 telah berusaha untuk mendarat di Bandara Internasional Ngurah Rai sekitar pukul 03:50 waktu setempat (17:50 AEST) pada Sabtu ketika melampaui landasan pacu.

    Foto-foto yang ditampilkan di televisi Indonesia menunjukkan pesawat pesawat telah terbelah menjadi dua bagian belakang sayapnya, dan setengah pesawat tenggelam di perairan dangkal.

    Andis, seorang penumpang yang berada di pesawat tersebut, mengatakan ada ledakan keras saat pesawat menyentuh air, memicu kepanikan.

    “Saya melihat ke bawah. Tiba-tiba laut, “kata Andis.

    “Saya menyadari bahwa pesawat itu terbang terlalu rendah, tapi kami masih tetap tenang sampai kita mendengar ledakan. Ada panik. ”

    Seorang juru bicara dengan Departemen Luar Negeri dan Perdagangan di Canberra mengatakan upaya sedang dilakukan untuk mencari tahu apakah ada orang Australia berada di penerbangan.

    “The Australian Consulate-General di Bali membuat pertanyaan mendesak untuk menentukan apakah warga negara Australia mungkin telah terlibat dalam kecelakaan udara Bali pada hari Sabtu sore,” kata juru bicara itu.

    “Saat ini kita tidak menyadari bahwa ada korban Australia.”

    Perjuangan Lion Air 904 dijadwalkan tiba di Denpasar pukul 03:40 waktu setempat (17:40 AEST) setelah berangkat dari Bandung sekitar dua jam sebelumnya.

    Laporan awal menyebutkan ada sekitar 130 orang di penerbangan.

    Tapi Eko Diantoro, seorang pejabat dari Bandara Bandung, kemudian mengatakan manifes penerbangan menunjukkan bahwa pesawat itu membawa 101 penumpang, termasuk lima anak-anak dan satu bayi, serta tujuh awak.

    Lion Air Edward Sirait direktur komersial menegaskan bahwa beberapa penumpang telah dibawa ke rumah sakit di Denpasar.

    “Semua penumpang dan awak yang aman, 101 penumpang dan tujuh awak. Mereka telah dibawa ke rumah sakit terdekat, “katanya.

    Mr Sirait mengatakan bahwa pesawat baru, dan mulai beroperasi tahun lalu.

    “Pesawat Boeing 737-800 NG, Next Generation. Ini yang baru, produk 2012, “katanya.

    Lion Air mulai beroperasi pada tahun 2000 dan layanan lebih dari 36 tujuan, terutama di Indonesia.

    Maskapai penerbangan bulan lalu setuju untuk membeli 234 pesawat Airbus dan mengumumkan bahwa mereka berencana untuk menargetkan rute baru di Asia, serta usaha di Australia “” -. Afr.com

    “BALI, Indonesia – Sebuah pesawat Lion Air yang membawa lebih dari 100 penumpang dan awak melampaui landasan pacu di Indonesia resor pulau Bali pada Sabtu dan jatuh ke laut, melukai hampir dua lusin orang, kata para pejabat.

    I Made Krisna Maharta, seorang pejabat dengan pencarian Bali dan badan penyelamatan, mengatakan semua penumpang dan awak yang selamat diselamatkan dan bahwa 22 orang dibawa ke tiga rumah sakit berbeda dengan berbagai cedera. Dia mengatakan laporan awal menunjukkan ada 101 penumpang dan tujuh awak pesawat itu “-. Wapo

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