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The incredible photo was featured on Sam Chui and shows an Air Niugini Boeing 737-800 which missed the runway and plunged into the sea.
Built in 2005, this plane was operating flight PX-73 from Pohnpei to Chuuk with 35 passengers and 12 crew members when the incident occured. You can read more about this incident on Sam Chui. Social media is also buzzing with shots of the sinking plane:
— makereta komai (@burebasgal) September 28, 2018
An investigation is expected to focus primarily on the pilots at the controls.
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