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Monday, April 15, 2013

Miracle escape for 108 passengers as plane crashes into sea as it attempts to land in Bali

As Salaamu Alaikum,
 
Please remember to make dua for Travelling (Safer Ki Dua) to be safe.
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From: srikumar <sreekumar949@yahoo.in>
Date: Sun, Apr 14, 2013 at 12:03 PM
Subject: [www.keralites.net] Miracle escape for 108 passengers as plane crashes into sea as it attempts to land in Bali
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Miracle escape for 108 passengers as plane crashes into sea as it attempts to land in Bali

More than 100 passengers had a miracle escape today after a plane crashed into the sea as it attempted to land off the coast of Bali.
 
Eyewitnesses said passengers fearing for their lives screamed in panic as the Lion Air jet fell short of the runway at Ngurah Rai Airport, near Denparsar.
The aircraft, carrying 101 passengers and seven crew members, smashed into the sea prompting a huge rescue effort.
 
 
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Dramatic: Rescue workers used dinghies and ropes to help the passengers onboard the plane

 
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Close call: These passengers balanced precariously on the aircraft's wing as it began to sink under the water

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Fortunate: Luckily for those onboard the aircraft the plane landed in shallow water

 
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Injured: Lion Airways Pilot M.Ghazali is pictured being helped ashore following the crash

Terrified passengers were pictured fleeing from the stricken plane, with many waiting on its wings as rescuers launched a dramatic rescue effort.
Dewi, a passenger who sustained head wounds in the crash, relived the horrific moment the plane crashed into the water: 'The aircraft was in landing position when suddenly I saw it getting closer to the sea, and finally it hit the water.
 

'All of the passengers were screaming in panic in fear they would drown. I left behind my belongings and went to an emergency door. I got out of the plane and swam before rescuers jumped in to help me.'

The airport is known for its runway which extends out into the ocean.
 
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Scary: The plane skidded off the runway and landed in shallow water. Passengers made their way back to shore in yellow dinghies

 
 
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Under water: The body of the plane lies submerged in water with other aircraft seen at the airport in the rear

 
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Brave: A rescue worker looks out from the cockpit during a search for passengers

 
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Crash: This map shows the location of the airport

 
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Thanks & Best Regards,
 
 
AIJAZ AHMED
Dammam
Saudi Arabia