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Indonesia. B-737 Merpati Airlines' plane skids off runway: 20 passengers lightly wounded
Rendani, Indonesia - The airplane has ended its landing in a river
A B-737/300 airplane served by Merpati Airlines, took off from Indonesian "Dominique Edward Osok" airport in Sorong with 103 passengers and six crew on board, has skidded off runway 17/35 of the destination airport, that in Rendani-Manokwari, in the west part of the Papua isle, overpassing 200 m and finishing in a river. The tarmac strip of the airport is 2000m x 30. The aircraft is opened in two...
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