Close shave for 59 people on Japanese airliner

Japan`s transport ministry said a plane of Peach Aviation Ltd. Dived to 75 meters above the sea in Okinawa Prefecture yesterday while trying to land at Naha airport after the pilot "misunderstood" instructions from the control tower.

Japanese plane hit by lightning

A Japanese plane with 181 people on board was Tuesday struck by lightning, but all passengers and crew members were safe, Xinhua reported.