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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... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Southampton Business Owner Killed In San Diego Plane Crash
    SOUTHAMPTON, NY — The owner of a Southampton beach club was killed after a plane he was a passenger in crashed into home Saturday afternoon in San Diego. A post by 27east.com first identified Robert Stelling, 50, of Southampton as one of two passengers who died after the single-engine, ...
  • Plane Crash Red Team Stranded On A Island
    Watch 98faa9dc-0253-428c-b292-04149d0408de's video, made in Plotagon. Plane Crash Red Team Stranded On A Island.
  • That Time LeBron James Was 100 Percent Sure He Was Going to Die in a Plane Crash
    Back in June, one of LeBron James' former teammates, Drew Gooden, revealed that LeBron once told him he thought he could survive a plane crash if he was ever involved in one. According to Gooden, LeBron said he would simply stuff his shirt and pants with a ton of pillows and then jump out of […]
  • Remembering the Groundbreaking Life of the First Black Astronaut
    Lawrence was killed in a plane crash in 1967 and never got to space, but is acknowledged for his historic achievement. Department of Defense/Public Domain. However, the MOL never launched its mission; funding struggles, competition with NASA and other Department of Defense projects, and ...
  • Emergency landing ends with plane crash in Kossuth County ditch
    ALGONA | An instructor and a student pilot walked away from a plane crash Saturday near Algona Municipal Airport. The instructor and student pilot took off northwest in a 1958 Cessna 172 plane, when the engine quit at about 600 feet, the Kossuth County Sheriff's Office said in a news release.
  • DOJ Releases Names Of Plane Crash Victims
    The plane crash occurred on the evening of Dec. 7 at the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport. All five people on board were killed. The National Transportation Safety Board (“NTSB”), Transportation Disaster Assistance Division, is conducting an investigation to determine the cause of the fatal crash. The crash ...
  • No Injuries in Plane Crash at Algona Airport
    (Algona)--No one was injured in the crash of an airplane Saturday at the Algona Municipal Airport. According to the Kossuth County Sheriff's Office, an instructor and a student pilot were taking off in a 1958 Cessna 172 and were at an altitude of about 600-feet when the engine quit. The instructor turned ...
  • Divers search Lake Harney for plane wreckage
    SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - Seminole County Sheriff's Office divers spent Monday searching for the wreckage of a plane that plunged into Lake Harney Friday, killing all three people aboard. The bodies of pilot Kamalesh Naik, 56, of Sanford, and passengers Men Tao, 22, and Hou Xupeng, 23, both of ...
  • Crews work to recover plane wreckage from Lake Harney
    Dive teams are searching the murky waters of Lake Harney Monday, hoping to recover wreckage from a plane crash that killed three people last week. Even though the water at the crash site is only 10-feet deep, visibility has been an issue for divers. Advertisement. The Federal Aviation Administration ...
  • No Injuries In Kossuth County Plane Crash
    No one is injured in a plane crash over the weekend in Kossuth County, Iowa. Authorities say an instructor and student pilot were taking off in a 1958 Cessna plane when the engine quit at 600 feet. The instructor turned back to the southwest to try to land on the grass runway, but high winds […]

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