The 2-month-old Boeing 737 MAX 8 jet plunged into Java Sea just minutes after taking off on Oct. 29, killing all 189 people on board.
14 Jan 2019 1:38 PM
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24 Dec 2018 2:21 PM
Experts say Anak Krakatoa emerged around 1928 in the caldera of Krakatoa, a volcanic island that violently erupted in 1883.
23 Dec 2018 4:37 PM
Hundreds of buildings destroyed by wave, which hit southern Sumatra coast and western tip of Java about 9:30 pm (1430 GMT).
23 Dec 2018 10:51 AM
The Boeing 737 MAX vanished from radar about 13 minutes after taking off from Jakarta on Oct 29, slamming into Java Sea.
28 Nov 2018 12:43 PM
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16 Nov 2018 3:37 PM
Syachrul Anto, 48, who died on Friday, was part of the team searching for body parts and debris from the jet in the Java Sea.
03 Nov 2018 1:53 PM
After the call, pilot updated control tower to say that the plane was flying normally and he would not return to the airport as requested.
01 Nov 2018 7:27 PM
The location of the airplane’s 'black box' flight data recorder has been identified, but strong currents prevented it from being recovered.
01 Nov 2018 3:40 PM
The black box was orange in colour and intact, without specifying if the item was the flight data recorder or the cockpit voice recorder.
01 Nov 2018 10:17 AM
It was not clear whether the removal was permanent or temporary.
31 Oct 2018 2:51 PM
'We strongly believe we've determined the coordinates of the JT 610 fuselage,' country's military chief said.
31 Oct 2018 10:17 AM
Lion Air is a low-cost airline which has engaged in a huge expansion in recent years.
30 Oct 2018 3:49 PM
Boeing-737 MAX, which went into service just months ago, crashed into Java Sea moments after it had asked to return to Jakarta on Monday.
30 Oct 2018 11:52 AM
'My prediction is that nobody survived because the victims that we found, their bodies were no longer intact,' agency operational director.
29 Oct 2018 4:13 PM
There was a report of a technical issue which was resolved according to procedure, Lion Air CEO Edward Sirait says.
29 Oct 2018 3:36 PM
The pilot of the plane, which was carrying 189 people, had requested to return to base before it lost contact 13 minutes into the flight.
29 Oct 2018 3:15 PM
Debris thought to be from the plane, including aircraft seats, was found near an offshore refining facility in Java Sea, an official said.
29 Oct 2018 8:47 AM
Minister pledged that mechanisms will be put in place so that 'something like this can never happen again.'
23 Oct 2018 12:17 PM
The state disaster agency warned people to stay at least four kilometres away but said there was no need to evacuate for the time being.
03 Oct 2018 1:33 PM