Indonesia finds Lion Air jet’s cockpit voice recorder

World 01/13/19, 23:28

Navy divers have located the cockpit voice recorder of a Lion Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea in October, Indonesian officials said Monday, in a possible boost to the accident investigation.Ridwan Djamaluddin, a deputy maritime minister, told reporters that remains of some of the 189 people who died ...

Pilots struggled to control Lion Air plane that crashed in Indonesia

World 11/27/18, 20:38

Lion Air pilots struggled to maintain control of their Boeing jet as an automatic safety system in the Boeing jet repeatedly pushed the plane's nose down, according to a draft of a preliminary report by Indonesian officials who are looking into last month's deadly crash. The investigators are focusing on whether ...

Grief, anger overflow as families confront a silent Lion Air

World 11/05/18, 06:07

Distraught and angry relatives of those killed when a Lion Air jet crashed last week have confronted the airline's co-founder during a meeting Monday arranged by Indonesian officials.Rusdi Kirana, the co-founder, was not invited to speak by Transport Minister Budi Karya Sumadi, who moderated the meeting between relatives and the ...

Chilling phone video shows passengers boarding fatal flight

World 10/31/18, 09:11

Like untold numbers of spontaneously shot smartphone videos, Paul Ferdinand Ayorbaba's most recent was not a work of art, full of the backs of heads and the constant bobbing and disorientating pans and zooms that are a signature of mass digital culture. But its mundane details have been transformed by tragedy ...

10 Things to Know for Today

U.S. 10/31/18, 06:09

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. MOURNING, PROTESTS AS PITTSBURGH BURIES VICTIMS Trump arrived to shouting, chanting protesters with signs such as "It's your fault" and "Words matter," a reference to allegations his bellicose language has emboldened bigots. 2. WHAT MASS ...

Update: Search being conducted at sea for Lion Air plane

World 10/28/18, 23:12

The Latest on a Lion Air plane disappearance (all times local): 10 a.m. A search and rescue effort is being conducted at sea for a Lion Air passenger jet that lost contact shortly after it left Jakarta. The Boeing 737-800 departed the Indonesian capital about 6.20 a.m. for Pangkal Pinang on an island ...

Indonesia’s Lion Air says it’s lost contact with airplane

World 10/28/18, 22:39

Indonesia's Lion Air said Monday it has lost contact with a passenger jet flying from Jakarta to an island off Sumatra. A search and rescue effort has been launched for the Boeing 737-800 plane which departed Jakarta about 6.20 a.m. "We can confirm that one of our flights has lost contact," said ...

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