The Air Niugini Boeing 737-800 was attempting to land at Weno airport in Micronesia but ended up half submerged in Chuuk lagoon after the accident on Friday morning.
The Air Niugini plane hit the water short of the runway while trying to land at Chuuk Island in the Federated States of Micronesia, according to the airline.
Rescuers scrambled to reach those left homeless in the remote southern tip of Laos on Thursday, three days after the collapse of a partially built hydropower dam sent a devastating torrent of water across paddy fields and through villages.
The SOV digital currency will be recognised in law as legal tender, effectively backed by the government of the Marshall Islands.
The New Zealand Defence Force had previously reported eight people had been rescued after the ferry went missing in the Pacific on January 20.
As torch-wielding white supremacists marched through Charlottesville, a symbol of a Polynesian cultural hero is tainted by association.
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