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Lion Air plane skidded off runway at Indonesian airport (video)

A Lion Air plane skidded off a runway outside a city on the Indonesian island of Borneo on Saturday during heavy rain.

The aircraft was operating a Jakarta-Pontianak service, with 182 passengers and seven crew members onboard, Lion Air spokesman Danang Mandala Prihantoro said in a statement.

The Boeing 737-800NG plane skidded off the runway as it was trying to land at Supadio International Airport, a regional hub airport that services a small number of international flights.

Local media reported the accident led to the closure of the runway.

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