The pilots that flew an Air Niugini Boeing 737-800 into a lagoon on final approach to Micronesia’s Chuuk International Airport (TKK) in September 2018 did not follow standard operating procedures (SOPs) or respond to numerous terrain-warning alerts, a final report on the fatal accident found. Investigators also uncovered several organizational safety issues within the airline, including pilot-training shortcomings, that the carrier has addressed. On Sept. 28, 2018, Air Niugini flight ...

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