Chuuk


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Chuuk

 (cho͝ok) or Truk (trŭk, tro͝ok)
An island group and state of the Federated States of Micronesia in the Caroline Islands of the western Pacific Ocean. Site of a major Japanese naval base during World War II, the islands were part of the US Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands from 1947 to 1986.
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The $600,000 grant to Chuuk International Airport will pay for an aeronautical study for a satellite-based approach to the airport.
People are evacuated from an Air Niugini plane crashed in the waters in Weno, Chuuk, Micronesia, September 28, 2018 in this picture obtained from social media.
Air Niugini on Friday morning attempted to land at the Chuuk Island airport but crash landed in the Micronesia archipelago.
Summary: Chuuk [Micronesia], Sept 29 (ANI): A day after an Air Niugini flight crashed into the sea in Micronesia's Weno, the national carrier of Papua New Guinea has confirmed that one male flyer is missing while six have been hospitalised.
Passenger Bill Jaynes said the plane came in very low as it tried to land at the Chuuk Island airport.
Local boats helped rescue all 47 passengers and crew after the plane hit the water while trying to land at the Chuuk Island airport in the Micronesia archipelago.
Passenger Bill Jaynes said the plane came in low as it was attempting to land at the Chuuk Island airport.
Aplanecarrying dozens of people sunk into the sea after the aircraft came off the end of the runway at Chuuk Airport in the tiny South Pacific nation of Micronesia.
The POEA imposed the ban last month after Micronesian authorities still refused to heed the concerns of OFWs, who allegedly suffered unfair labor practice of the Chuuk State Hospital.
A passenger aircraft has come down in a lagoon off Chuuk International Airport in Micronesia after it overshot the runway, say airport officials, BBC reports.
Local fishers rushed to the scene to assist the Flight 73, which flies between Pohnpei in the Federated States of Micronesia and Port Moresby, stopping in Chuuk State.
Air Niugini Flight 72 was due to touch down Friday at the international airport on Weno, the main island of Chuuk state, Micronesia, but "landed short of the runway," according to a statement from Air Niugini, the national carrier of Papua New Guinea.