Sunday, April 14, 2013

News: Lion Air B737-800 overruns runway at Ngurah Rai International Airport,Bali Indonesia

Lion Air Flight 904 (JT 904LNI 904) was a scheduled domestic passenger flight on the aircraft PK-LKS, a Boeing 737-8GP operated by Lion Air between Bandung and DenpasarIndonesia. On 13 April, 2013, at about 3:00pm (07:00 GMT), the aircraft ditched into a shallow coastal sea, some 0.6 nautical miles (1.1 km) short of the seawall protecting the threshold of Runway 9, while attempting to land at Denpasar. The aircraft’s fuselage broke up in two parts.There were 101 passengers and 7 crew members on board the aircraft. A total of 22 people were injured in the accident,however there were no fatalities.