Aircraft plunges into ocean off Bali coast, passengers safe

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Jakarta, April 13: A Lion Air aircraft carrying 172 passengers plunged into the Indian Ocean off the Bali coast on Saturday afternoon. The plane slipped off the runway at Denpasar International Airport, which is the main transport hub for the capital of the Bali province of Indonesia. It is a renowned destination for tourists across the world.

Reports said that the passengers survived the accident and were relocated to a nearby hospital.

The reason behind the accident was yet to be known.

Lion Air is Indonesia's largest privately-run airline, operating within Indonesia and between Indonesia and other Asian countries.

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