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Plane Misses Runway in Indonesia

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This photo released by Indonesia's National Rescue Team shows rescuers at the crash site of a Lion Air plane in Bali, Indonesia, Apr. 13, 2013.

This photo released by Indonesia's National Rescue Team shows rescuers at the crash site of a Lion Air plane in Bali, Indonesia, Apr. 13, 2013.

An airplane carrying more than 100 people overshot a runway on the Indonesian resort island of Bali and landed in the sea, but no one died in the accident.

Officials say all of the passengers and crew members were rescued after the aircraft went into the water Saturday and broke in two.

Dozens of people were treated for injuries.

TV footage showed police and rescuers using rubber boats to evacuate those on the Boeing 737 plane, operated by budget carried Lion Air.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

Some information for this report was provided by AP, AFP and Reuters.

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