Video: U.S Navy sailors help rescue plane crash victims in Micronesia

U.S. 10/03/18, 23:05

Video released by the Department of Defense showed U.S. Navy sailors conducting a sweep of the Air Nuigini flight that crashed in Chuuk Lagoon, Micronesia Friday (September 28). Sailors are seen walking on the wing of the partially submerged plane and then entering the water-logged cabin to inspect the interiors. The plane, ...

Airline now says 1 missing after Pacific lagoon plane crash

World 09/29/18, 00:47

The airline operating a flight that crashed into a Pacific lagoon on Friday in Micronesia now says one man is missing, after earlier saying all 47 passengers and crew had safely evacuated the sinking plane.Air Niugini said in a release that as of Saturday afternoon, it was unable to account ...

Airline in miracle lagoon landing has never had fatality

Asia & Pacific 09/28/18, 04:57

The plane that crash-landed Friday in a remote Pacific lagoon was operated by Air Niugini, an airline that's hardly a household name but provides crucial links between isolated Melanesian outposts in the Pacific and the rest of the world. So far it appears none of the 47 people on board ...

Everybody on plane survives crash-landing in Pacific lagoon

New York 09/27/18, 23:49

All of the passengers and crew survived the crash landing of a plane Friday morning in a Pacific lagoon.The Air Niugini plane hit the water short of the runway while trying to land at Chuuk Island in the Federated States of Micronesia, according to the airline.This Oct. 29, 2017, photo ...

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