Air Niugini 737 Submerged In Lagoon After Runway Undershoot

An Air Niugini Boeing 737-800 crashed into a lagoon on Sept. 28 when attempting to land at Chuuk Island in the Federated States of Micronesia, with all passengers and crew evacuated safely. The aircraft, registered as P2-PXE, landed short of the runway at 10:10am local time, the carrier said. There...
Adrian Schofield

Adrian is a senior air transport editor for Aviation Week, based in New Zealand. He covers commercial aviation in the Asia-Pacific region.

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