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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

  • Incorrect weight caused Sunshine Coast light plane crash, expert report rules
    Investigators have ruled the cause of a light plane crash on the Sunshine Coast last year was incorrect weight distribution, which increased the chance of a mid-air stall and destabilised the aircraft. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau released its crash report on Tuesday after the South ...
  • Questions remain over Vic DFO plane crash
    One year after a fatal light plane crash at a Melbourne shopping centre, the cause remains unknown and a fresh investigation has been launched. Updated Updated 2 hours ago. Five men were killed when a light plane plunged into a Melbourne shopping centre and a year later investigators are still ...
  • Rescuers still looking for wreckage of plane crash that killed 66 people
    Time is ticking as Iranian rescue teams search the Zagros Mountains trying to locate the wreckage of a missing Aseman Airliner that crashed there on Sunday morning with 66 people on board. The missing plane was an ATR 72-500 twin-engine turboprop. It left the capital city of Tehran to Yasuj, ...
  • Iranian rescuers still looking for wreckage of plane crash that killed 66 people
    In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims The Associated Press. In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims weep in the village of Bideh, at the area that the plane crashed, southern Iran, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018.
  • Iranian Plane Crash Site Found, All 65 on Board Reportedly Killed
    Search and rescue forces on Monday located the crash site of a plane in Iran where all passengers and crew were killed, according to Iran's Press TV. The Aseman Airlines ATR-72—a small, short-distance twin engine plane—had 65 people on board when it crashed into Mount Dena in southern Iran on ...
  • WY Plane Crash
    The plane crashed around 3 p.m. Sunday a mile north of Evanston. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the single-engine plane was a Socata TBM-700. Unita County sheriff's officials said Monday the plane is registered to William and Michelle Patterson and they are believed to ...
  • One dead in plane crash south of Carson City
    One person is confirmed dead in the crash of a twin-engined light passenger plane off of Hobo Hot Springs Road south of ...
  • Pilot in Longmont plane crash remains in serious condition
    An airplane lies on its roof along the runway at Vance Brand Municipal Airport in Longmont on Friday afternoon. (Lewis Geyer / Staff Photographer). The pilot of a small plane that crashed on Friday remains in serious condition and the flight instructor has since been released from the hospital, according ...
  • Ramaphosa sends condolences to Iran after plane crash
    "On behalf of the government and the people of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency President Cyril Ramaphosa has conveyed a message of condolences to the government and the people of the Islamic Republic of Iran following the plane crash that occurred in the Zagros Mountain Range on ...
  • Rescuers reach plane crash site in Iran mountains
    A group of relatives of passengers of an Iran Aseman Airline flight gathers around a mosque at the Mehr-Abad airport in Tehran, Iran, on Sunday after reports that the plane had crashed. Photo by Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA-EFE. Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Rescue teams reached the snow-capped mountains of ...

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