Tag Archives: Plane crashes

Indonesia expands effort to recover crashed plane, victims

More searchers and rescuers have joined the search for wreckage and victims from an Indonesian plane that crashed last weekend in the Java Sea By EDNA TARIGAN and FADLAN SYAM Associated Press January 15, 2021, 3:44 AM • 2 min read JAKARTA, Indonesia — More searchers and rescuers joined the search Friday for wreckage and […]

Sudanese military helicopter crashes near Ethiopian border

Officials say a Sudanese military helicopter loaded with weapons and ammunition has crashed shortly after taking off from an airport in an eastern province that borders Ethiopia By SAMY MAGDY Associated Press January 13, 2021, 9:01 PM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article CAIRO — A Sudanese military helicopter loaded […]

EXPLAINER: Why Indonesia’s plane safety record is a concern

The crash of a Sriwijaya Air jet carrying 62 people once again turns a microscope on the safety of Indonesia’s aviation industry By VICTORIA MILKO Associated Press January 11, 2021, 5:46 AM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article JAKARTA, Indonesia — Saturday’s plane crash in Indonesia, in which a Sriwijaya […]

Indonesia plane crash: divers to retrieve black boxes from Sriwijaya Air flight 182

Indonesian divers will try to retrieve the data recorders of a Sriwijaya Air jet on Monday after it plunged into the sea two days ago with 62 people on board minutes after take off from Jakarta’s main airport. Flight SJ182 was headed to Pontianak on Borneo island, about 740 km (460 miles) from Jakarta, on […]