Aviation accidents and incidents

Founder and owner of Lion Air Rusdi Kirana bows in front of relatives of the victims in the crashed Lion Air jet during a press conference in Jakarta, Indonesia, Monday, Nov. 5, 2018. Distraught and angry relatives of those killed when a Lion Air jet crashed last week have confronted the airline's executives during a meeting arranged by Indonesian officials. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
November 05, 2018 - 6:37 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The "black box" data recorder from a crashed Lion Air jet shows its airspeed indicator malfunctioned on its last four flights, investigators said Monday, just hours after distraught relatives of victims confronted the airline's co-founder at a meeting organized by...
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Rescuers carry body bags containing the remains of the victims of Lion Air crash at Tanjung Priok Port in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, Nov. 2, 2018. New details about the crashed aircraft previous flight have cast more doubt on the Indonesian airline's claim to have fixed technical problems as hundreds of personnel searched the sea a fifth day Friday for victims and the plane's fuselage. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)
November 03, 2018 - 4:05 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Divers 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 said Saturday. Speaking on the sixth day of the search,...
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Shoes and debris retrieved from the waters near where a Lion Air jet is believed to have crashed are laid out for investigation at Tanjung Priok Port in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, Nov. 2, 2018. New details about the crashed aircraft previous flight have cast more doubt on the Indonesian airline's claim to have fixed technical problems as hundreds of personnel searched the sea a fifth day Friday for victims and the plane's fuselage. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)
November 02, 2018 - 6:21 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — New details about the crashed Lion Air jet's previous flight cast more doubt on the Indonesian airline's claim to have fixed technical problems, as hundreds of personnel searched the sea for a fifth day Friday for victims and the plane's fuselage. The brand new Boeing 737...
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A member of National Transportation Safety Committee holds the flight data recorder from the crashed Lion Air jet as Chief of National Search and Rescue Agency Muhammad Syaugi gestures during a press conference on board of a research ship Baruna Jaya anchored in the waters of Tanjung Karawang, Indonesia, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. Divers on Thursday recovered the flight data recorder from the Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane crashed early Monday on the seafloor, a crucial development in the investigation into what caused the 2-month-old plane to plunge into Indonesian seas earlier this week, killing all its passengers. (AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago)
November 01, 2018 - 9:37 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Divers in Indonesia recovered one of the crashed Lion Air jet's flight recorders from the seafloor on Thursday, a crucial development in the investigation into what caused the 2-month-old plane to plunge into the ocean earlier this week, killing 189 people. Relatives,...
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In this image from video, Inchy Ayorbaba, wife of missing passenger Paul Ferdinand Ayorbaba, speaks in a TV interview in Jakarta on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. Indonesian TV broadcast a smartphone video by Paul Ferdinand Ayorbaba of passengers boarding Flight 610 on Oct. 29, its mundane details transformed into unsettling moments by knowledge of the tragedy that would transpire. "My husband sent that video to me via WhatsApp. It was his last contact with me, his last message to me," Inchy Ayorbaba said. (TV One via AP)
October 31, 2018 - 11:03 pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — 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...
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Investigators examine parts of Lion Air Flight 610 retrieved from the waters off Tanjung Priok in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. A massive search effort identified the possible seabed location of the crashed Lion Air jet, Indonesia's military chief said Wednesday, as experts carried out the grim task of identifying dozens of body parts recovered from a 15-nautical-mile-wide search area. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
October 31, 2018 - 5:56 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A massive search effort has identified the possible seabed location of the crashed Lion Air jet, Indonesia's military chief said Wednesday, as experts carried out the grim task of identifying dozens of body parts recovered from a 15-nautical-mile-wide search area, and...
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A rescuer inspects a part of Lion Air plane flight JT 610 retrieved from the waters where it's believed to have crashed at Tanjung Priok Port in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018. Relatives have provided samples for DNA tests to help identify victims of the Lion Air plane crash as accounts emerged Tuesday of problems on the jet's previous flight including rapid descents that terrified passengers. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakara)
October 31, 2018 - 5:21 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on the crash of a Lion Air passenger plane in Indonesia (all times local): 4 p.m. The head of the National Transportation Safety Committee, Soerjanto Tjahjono, says pings detected at sea in the search for a crashed Lion Air plane are definitely from its flight...
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A member of Indonesian Search and Rescue Agency (BASARNAS) inspects debris recovered from near waters where a Lion Air passenger jet is suspected to crash off, at Tanjung Priok Port in Jakarta, Indonesia Monday, Oct. 29, 2018. A Lion Air flight crashed into the sea just minutes after taking off from Indonesia's capital on Monday in a blow to the country's aviation safety record after the lifting of bans on its airlines by the European Union and U.S. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
October 29, 2018 - 8:41 am
KARAWANG, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on the crash of a Lion Air plane in Indonesia (all times local): 7 p.m. The European Commission says it has no immediate plans to ban Indonesian airline Lion Air again after one of its planes crashed into the sea off Jakarta, likely killing all 189 people on...
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A member of Indonesian Search and Rescue Agency (BASARNAS) inspects debris believed to be from Lion Air passenger jet that crashed off Java Island at Tanjung Priok Port in Jakarta, Indonesia Monday, Oct. 29, 2018. A Lion Air flight crashed into the sea just minutes after taking off from Indonesia's capital on Monday in a blow to the country's aviation safety record after the lifting of bans on its airlines by the European Union and U.S. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
October 29, 2018 - 7:44 am
KARAWANG, Indonesia (AP) — A Lion Air plane crashed into the sea just minutes after taking off from Indonesia's capital on Monday, likely killing all 189 people on board, in a blow to the country's aviation safety record after the lifting of bans on its airlines by the European Union and U.S. The...
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FIEL - In this May 7, 2016, file photo, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha applauds beside the trophy as Leicester City celebrate becoming the English Premier League soccer champions at King Power stadium in Leicester, England. Thai billionaire and Leicester City owner Srivaddhanaprabha, who died when his helicopter crashed in a parking lot next to the soccer club's stadium, was known to fans as a smiling, benevolent man who gave away free beers and hot dogs on his birthday and brought the club its fairytale English Premier League title in 2016. He was 60. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
October 28, 2018 - 10:47 pm
LEICESTER, England (AP) — Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha achieved what seemed impossible in modern soccer: Gaining promotion with a modest club and winning the English Premier League title within two years. Bankrolling Leicester City but without the lavish spending of the bigger clubs, the Thai...
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