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Air Niugini Flight Lands in Sea Lagoon

Air Niugini flight PX-73 touched down into a sea lagoon off Chuuk International Airport, Micronesia, on September 28th.

The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Pohnpei, Micronesia, was cleared to land at the airport but touched down short of the runway amid heavy rain and low visibility.

All passengers and crew members were able to safely evacuate the plane.

SpiceJet Plane Overruns Runway at Mumbai Airport

SpiceJet flight SG-703 overran the end of the runway at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, in Mumbai, India, on September 19th.

The incident happened when the Boeing 737-800 plane, flying from Varanasi, India, was attempting to land during heavy rain.

The plane came to stop on soft ground. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

Ural Airlines Plane Overruns Runway at Koltsovo Airport, Russia

Ural Airlines flight U6-261 overran runway while landing at Koltsovo Airport, Russia, on June 15th.

The incident happened when the Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Domodedovo International Airport, Russia, was attempting to land during heavy rain.

The plane was carrying eighty-one people at the time; all of them remained uninjured.

China Eastern Airlines Plane Veers Off Runway at Hong Kong

China Eastern Airlines flight MU-765 veered off runway in Hong Kong, China, on May 24th.

The incident happened when the Airbus A321-200 plane flying from Nanjing, China, was attempting to land during heavy rain.

There were 141 people aboard at the time; 2 of them were taken to hospital.

TAME Airlines Plane Skids Off Runway in Ecuador

TAMEA TAME Airlines plane skidded off runway at Cuenca Airport, Ecuador, on April 28th.

The plane, performing flight EQ-173 from Quito, Ecuador, landed amid heavy rain and slided off the tarmac onto the grass.

There were 87 passengers and 6 crew members aboard at the time; none of them were injured.

The aircraft was substantially damaged.

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