REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- All 174 passengers and crew members survived after a Lion Air plane skidded off runway at Djalaluddin Airport in Gorontalo city. The incident occured on Sunday (April 29), the airline company said.
"Lion Air apologizes for the inconvenience," Lion Air corporate communications strategic officer Danang Mandala Prihantoro said in a press statement released on Sunday.
Lion Air's Boeing 737-800 plane with flight number JT 892 which took off from Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport in Makassar, capital of South Sulawesi province, at 05.29 p.m. local time met the accident shortly after it landed at Djalaluddin Airport at 06:35 p.m. local time, the airline company said.
Lion Air plane skids off the runway of Djalaludin Airport, Gorontalo and broke its nose landing gear, on Sunday (April 29) night. The plane has not been evacuated on Monday (April 30).
All the passengers and crew members had been evacuated from the scene of accident and they all were safe, it said.
Two passengers who were conscious after the accident had been refereed to a hospital to receive treatment from a medical team, it said.
Lion Air is currently cooperating with related parties to remove the plane from the scene of accident.