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Lion Air Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Indonesia

Saturday, September 24, 2016
By George Hatcher
Lion Air Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Indonesia

Lion Air flight JT-791 made an emergency landing in Makassar, Indonesia, on September 22nd. The Boeing 737-900 plane was flying from Ambon, Indonesia, when the crew reported issues with its right hand engine. The plane continued for a safe landing. There were 211 passengers and 7 crew members aboard at the time; all of... »

Lion Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing Due to Engine Failure

Thursday, August 13, 2015
By George Hatcher
Lion Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing Due to Engine Failure

A Lion Air flight had to make an emergency landing at Juanda International Airport in Sidoarjo, Indonesia, on August 12th. The plane was en-route to Ujung Pandang, South Sulawesi from Jakarta when an engine failure prompted the pilots to declare emergency. The plane landed uneventfully and all 210 passengers remained unharmed. The passengers were... »

Lion Air Compensation

Saturday, April 27, 2013
By George Hatcher

Lion Air is compensating the passengers of the plane that crashed in Bali on April 13. The 101 passenger (we don’t know if the 7 crew are included) is handing out $5600 to each passenger. Lion Air is working with Jasa Raharja, an Indonesian insurance company to cover the medical bills for five injured... »

New Lion Air Boeing Carcass Cut in Two for Removal

Thursday, April 18, 2013
By George Hatcher
New Lion Air Boeing Carcass Cut in Two for Removal

The Lion Air jet that crashed short of the runway in Bali is going to be cut into pieces for removal since the plane is too heavy to tow. The wreckage is sitting on top of a reef, rocking with the waves. The cockpit voice recorder was recovered by navy divers. None of the... »

NTSB Assisting in Lion Air Boeing Investigation

Sunday, April 14, 2013
By George Hatcher
NTSB Assisting in Lion Air Boeing Investigation

In George’s Point of View As I stand here on the balcony of my Cancun suite snapping a video of a gathering far below on the beach, the force of the wind off the ocean nearly knocks me off my feet. Yes, my Air Crash Consultant mind is at work, even when I’m relaxing... »

Planes Scrape at Jakarta Airport

Friday, August 24, 2012
By George Hatcher
Planes Scrape at Jakarta Airport

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Paul Spijkers What: Lion Air Boeing 737-900 Where: Jakarta Indonesia When: August 24, 2012, 3:35 a.m. Who: no fatalities Why: The right wing of Lion Air Boeing 737-900(PK-LFL) grazed the tail of (PK-OCU)Airfast Indonesia MD 82 which was improperly parked. (The incident appears to... »

Little Airline’s Big Deal with Boeing, Lion Air 21.7 Billion Expansion

Friday, November 18, 2011
By George Hatcher
Little Airline’s Big Deal with Boeing, Lion Air 21.7 Billion Expansion

Indonesian Lion Air is planning to buy 230 planes from Boeing Co. $21.7 billion for the fleet will be paid in loans from U.S. Export-Import Bank over 12 years though bank financing. The airline will be adding flights to cities in China, South Korea and Taiwan. Lion Air, founded in 2000, currently flies Boeing... »

Lion Air Runway Excursion

Monday, October 24, 2011
By George Hatcher
Lion Air Runway Excursion

What: Lion Air Boeing 737-900 en route from Tarakan to Balikpapan (Indonesia) Where: Balikpapan When: Oct 23rd 2011 Who: 198 passengers and 7 crew Why: On landing in wet weather, the Lion Air Boeing 737-900 skidded off the wet runway off the paved area. There was heavy wind and rain, at the time of... »

Lionair Overrun in Indonesia

Tuesday, November 2, 2010
By George Hatcher
Lionair Overrun in Indonesia

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer M Radzi Desa What: Lionair Boeing 737-400 en route from Jakarta to Pontianak Where: West Kalimantan, Indonesia When: Nov 2 2010 Who: 167 passengers, 7 crew Why: While landing at Pontianak’s Supadio Airport during a heavy rain, the plane overran the end of the... »

Lion Air Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary With Two New 737-900ERs

Sunday, July 4, 2010
By George Hatcher
Lion Air Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary With Two New 737-900ERs

SEATTLE, July 1 e-FirstCall/ — Coinciding with the 10th anniversary of Lion Air, Boeing (NYSE: BA) today delivered two Next-Generation 737-900ERs (extended range) to the Jakarta-based carrier. Lion Air, which operates an all-Boeing fleet, was the launch customer of the 737-900ER and is currently the largest operator of the airplane. With today’s deliveries, the... »

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