Indonesia plane crash

'Black box' recovered

A black box from the crashed Lion Air jet has been recovered, authorities said yesterday, a find that could be critical to establishing why a brand new jet plunged into the Java Sea shortly after take-off, killing 189 people on board.

November 3, 2018
November 3, 2018

Diver dies in search for Indonesia jet crash dead

An Indonesian diver died while recovering body parts from the ill-fated Lion Air plane which crashed into the sea killing 189 people, an official says.

November 2, 2018
November 2, 2018

'Black box' recovered

A black box from the crashed Lion Air jet has been recovered, authorities said yesterday, a find that could be critical to establishing why a brand new jet plunged into the Java Sea shortly after take-off, killing 189 people on board.

November 1, 2018
November 1, 2018

Did a video show the last moments aboard a doomed Indonesian flight?

A video purporting to show panicked passengers aboard an Indonesian Lion Air plane before it crashes into the sea has gone viral with millions of views on social media, and multiple news outlets around the world report it as fact.

November 1, 2018
November 1, 2018

Divers close in on location of black box

Indonesian investigators said they were homing in on the black box from a crashed jetliner after locating its "pings" yesterday, two days after the jet crashed shortly after take-off with 189 people on board.

October 31, 2018
October 31, 2018

Lion Air Crash: Indonesia hunts for answers

Indonesia steps up a search for an airliner that plunged into the sea with all 189 aboard feared dead, deploying underwater beacons to trace its black box recorders and uncover why an almost-new plane crashed minutes after take-off.

October 30, 2018
October 30, 2018

Indonesia deploys divers in hunt for doomed plane's cockpit recorders

Indonesian divers resume a search for an airliner that crashed with 189 people on board, as "pinger locators" try to zero in on its cockpit recorders and uncover why an almost-new plane went down in the sea minutes after take-off.

October 30, 2018
October 30, 2018

Indonesian jet flew erratically the day before it crashed

The Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX jet that crashed in Indonesia flew erratically during a flight the previous evening when it experienced a "technical problem", according to data from flight tracking website FlightRadar24.

October 30, 2018
October 30, 2018

Distraught families recall JT610 passengers' last words

Twenty-six-year-old Kezia Saroinsong bows her head in grief while standing silently in front of the Halim Perdanakusumah Airport maintenance office in East Jakarta, waiting for the latest update on her brother, Hizkia Jorry Saroinsong, 23.

October 30, 2018
October 30, 2018

189 feared dead in Indonesia jet crash

All 189 passengers and crew aboard a crashed Indonesian Lion Air jet were likely killed in the accident, rescue officials said yesterday, as they announced they had found human remains and would continue the grim search through the night.

August 18, 2015
August 18, 2015

Indonesia plane crash: Remains of 54 dead found in Papua

Indonesian rescuers recover the remains of 54 people who died onboard a Trigana Air plane that crashed in Papua region on Sunday.