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Rescuers conduct search operation in the waters of Ujung Karawang, West Java, Indonesia after a Lion Air plane crashed into the sea Monday, Oct. 29, 2018.

Bad weather delays hunt for Lion Air jet’s black box

A renewed search for the cockpit voice recorder of a Lion Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea on October 29 has been delayed for two days due to bad weather hampering the arrival of a specialised ship, the airline said.
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Six injured as plane loses wheels on landing

Six people were injured after the wheels of a recently delivered Vietjet Airbus plane flew off as the aircraft made a rough landing in central Vietnam, officials said on Friday.
Wheels from Lion Air Flight 610 were recovered from the sea this month. Ulet Ifansasti-Getty Images

Indonesia: Lion Air jet should have been grounded before fatal crash

A crashed Lion Air jet should have been grounded over a recurrent technical problem before its fatal journey, Indonesian authorities said on Wednesday, as details from the new jet’s flight data recorder suggested that pilots struggled to control its anti-stalling system.
A Lion Air Group pilot leaves an aircraft simulator after a routine practice session at Angkasa Training Center near Jakarta [Willy Kurniawan-Reuters]

Indonesia: Lion Air crew faced with situation not in manual

Indonesian investigators said more training was needed for Boeing 737 MAX pilots after discovering the situation believed to have faced the crew of the Lion Air plane that crashed last month was not included in the aircraft's flight manual.
An Indonesian Navy diver (bottom L) holds a recovered "black box" under water before putting it into a plastic container (R) after its discovery during search operations for the ill-fated Lion Air flight JT 610 at sea, north of Karawang in West Java on November 1, 2018. One black box from the crashed Lion Air jet has been recovered, the head of Indonesia's National Transportation Safety Committee said on November 1, which could be critical to establishing why the brand new plane fell out of the sky. ADEK BERRY / AFP

Indonesia extends search for bodies from Lion Air crash

Indonesia will extend by three days its search for the bodies of passengers from the ill-fated Lion Air plane, an official said on Wednesday, as authorities struggle to identify victims of the crash.

Boeing issues advice on sensors after Indonesia crash

Boeing issued a special bulletin on Wednesday addressing a sensor problem flagged by Indonesian safety officials investigating the crash of a Lion Air 737 that killed 189 people last week.
The ill-fated Lion Air flight JT 610's flight data recorder was recovered from the Java Sea on Thursday.

Official: Divers see Lion Air jet fuselage, new ‘ping’ heard

Divers have reported seeing the fuselage and engines of the crashed Lion Air jet on the seafloor and a ping locator has detected a signal that may be from the cockpit voice recorder, Indonesia's search and rescue chief has said.
An Indonesian Navy diver (bottom L) holds a recovered "black box" under water before putting it into a plastic container (R) after its discovery during search operations for the ill-fated Lion Air flight JT 610 at sea, north of Karawang in West Java on November 1, 2018. One black box from the crashed Lion Air jet has been recovered, the head of Indonesia's National Transportation Safety Committee said on November 1, which could be critical to establishing why the brand new plane fell out of the sky. ADEK BERRY / AFP

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 said Saturday.
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Search teams recover seats, wheels from Indonesia jet crash site

Seats, wheels and other parts of a crashed Indonesian Lion Air jet were hauled from the depths Friday, as authorities analysed black box data that may explain why the new plane plummeted into the Java Sea, killing 189 people.
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Official: Pilot made distress call on doomed Indonesian jet’s previous flight

The pilot of a Lion Air flight from Indonesia’s Bali island made a distress call minutes after take-off due to technical problems, but they were overcome and he pushed on to Jakarta.
Members of a rescue team carry the flight data recorder, part of the ill-fated Lion Air flight JT 610's black box, after it was recovered from the Java Sea, at Jakarta port on November 1, 2018. - A black box from the crashed Lion Air jet has been recovered, authorities said on November 1, 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. (Photo by BAY ISMOYO / AFP)

One ‘black box’ recovered from Indonesia jet as first funeral held

A black box from the crashed Lion Air jet has been recovered, authorities said Thursday, 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.
A member of Indonesian Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas) inspects debris believed to be from the Lion Air passenger jet. (Photo by Tatan Syuflana-AP Photo)

Divers recover crashed Lion Air’s ‘black box’ from Indonesian sea

Indonesian divers recovered a flight recorder from the downed Lion Air jet on the sea floor on Thursday, a crucial development to find out what caused the new plane to plunge into the sea and kill 189 people.
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Indonesia removes airline director after plane crash

Indonesia’s transport minister removed on Wednesday the technical director of the Lion Air airline and several of its technicians after the crash of one of its jets with 189 people on board, the Antara news agency reported on Wednesday.
A member of Indonesian Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas) inspects debris believed to be from the Lion Air passenger jet. (Photo by Tatan Syuflana-AP Photo)

More body parts found from crashed Indonesian jet

Indonesian search teams Tuesday recovered more remains at the site of a crashed Lion Air jet that plunged into the sea with 189 people aboard, as a report said it had suffered an instrument malfunction the day before.
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Plane with 188 onboard crashes after Jakarta take-off

A Lion Air Boeing 737 passenger plane with 188 people on board has come down after taking off from the Indonesian capital, Jakarta.
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Airline issues wrong ticket to passenger

A Lion Air passenger was shocked when she boarded her flight from Palembang to Jakarta in Indonesia and discovered her seat did not exist on the plane.

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