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It has happened again.

A number of Indonesian airlines already have a bad safety record.

The European commission had actually banned ALL Indonesian airlines from flying into its airspace until they opened up to a few carriers, only recently.

This time an Indonesian Boeing 737 with more than 100 people aboard actually split into two after it ran off a runway landing in Papua.

No deaths announced so far but about 20 passengers on this Merpati Nusantara Airlines plane were injured in the accident and hauled off to hospital.

It might be a good idea for the Indonesian airline companies to get some training from Canada’s bush pilots who fly our northern routes safely and carefully every day. They have few accidents, expecially considering the terrain and kind of airstrips they are often landing on.

Thinking of flying around Indonesia. Make sure you check the safety records closely.