Lion Air plane skids into sea in Bali, Indonesia

Associated Press

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A Lion Air plane with more than 100 passengers skidded off the end of a runway into the sea on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, police said Saturday.

Bali Police Chief Arif Wahyunadi told local TV One that all of the passengers and crew were evacuated from the plane and taken into the airport terminal for treatment.

Hospital officials and paramedics said at least seven passengers were taken to Sanglah hospital with head wounds and broken bones. Many passengers arrived with wet clothes and bruises.

The cause of the accident was unclear. Wahyunadi said the plane originated from Bandung, the capital of West Java province, and was landing in Bali.

A photo on TV One showed the plane with a large crack in its body sitting on top of the water.

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