What happened to the missing plane in Indonesia?
The Sriwijaya Air jet crashed into the Java Sea minutes after it took off from Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta. It was carrying 62 people, including 10 children, on a domestic flight to Pontianak, a city on Indonesia’s Borneo island.
What caused the Sriwijaya Air crash?
On 22 January it was revealed that a malfunction of the autothrottle system had been reported several days before the flight; the aircraft can fly without the system, however, as the pilot can set the throttles manually.
Did flight MH370 get found?
Several pieces of marine debris found on the coast of Africa and on Indian Ocean islands off the coast of Africa—the first discovered on 29 July 2015 on Réunion—have all been confirmed as pieces of Flight 370. The bulk of the aircraft has not been located, prompting many theories about its disappearance.
Has flight MH370 ever been found?
Why do so many planes crash in Indonesia?
Indonesia’s aviation record is one of the worst in Asia, with more civilian airliner passenger accidents since 1945 than any other country in the region. Past accidents have been attributed to poor pilot training, mechanical failures, air traffic control issues and poor aircraft maintenance.
Why does Indonesia have so many plane crashes?
What happened to Indonesia’s missing airliner?
JAKARTA, Indonesia — A jet carrying 62 people lost contact with air traffic controllers minutes after taking off from Indonesia’s capital on a domestic flight on Saturday, and debris found by fishermen was being examined to see if it was from the missing plane, officials said.
Are there any survivors of the Indonesian plane crash?
Indonesia’s Navy had pinpointed the site of the missing aircraft and ships had been sent there, a Navy official said. Authorities did not say whether they believed there were survivors.
What has been found in the missing Indonesian Plane Black Box?
Meanwhile, a ship with the ability to read the signals from the two black boxes is currently heading to the location. A statement from Basarnas, Indonesia’s National Search and Rescue Agency, also released on Saturday confirmed that tire parts and children’s clothes have been found.
What is the worst airline crash in Indonesia?
The Lion Air crash was Indonesia’s worst airline disaster since 1997, when 234 people were killed on a Garuda airlines flight near Medan on Sumatra island. In December 2014, an AirAsia flight from the Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore plunged into the sea, killing 162 people.