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Bali Plane Crash
Around 3pm on April 13, 2013 a Lion Air plane crashed into the sea at Bali's Denpasar Airport in Indonesia. The plane came to rest on reef in the sea about 300 metres from the end of the runway.
101 people were onboard, including 5 children, 1 baby and 7 crew. All survived the impact into the sea, about 50 were hospitalised with broken bones, cuts and bruises.
There were Indonesians, French and Singaporeans on the doomed flight from Bandung, Indonesia to Bali.
The plane was new and only purchased last year, it was fitted with anti-accident equipment.
The plane is Boeing 737-800 NG, Next Generation, a new one, a 2012 product
Lion Air is forbidden from entering European airspace because of its safety record.