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Lion Air plane skids into sea off Bali

Footage aired on Metro TV on Saturday showed the rescue operation following a plane crash off the coast of the Indonesian resort island of Bali. The TV footage showed the jet floating with a fractured fuselage and passengers in the water. All 108 passengers and crew survived when a Lion Air, Boeing 737 missed the runway and landed in shallow water. Initial reports said at least 16 people were taken to hospital for injuries and shock but there was no word on whether any were in serious condition. Lion Air spokesman Edward Sirait said there were 101 passengers and seven crew on board. Officials said all survived. An official had earlier said 172 passengers were on the plane when is landed in the water at about 3.45 pm (0745 GMT).

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