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Sriwijaya Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Problem

Sriwijaya Air flight SJ-270 made an emergency landing in Makassar, Indonesia, on January 7th.

The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from Denpasar, Indonesia, to Dili, East Timo, was diverted due to an issue with the flaps.

The plane landed uneventfully. All one hundred and ten people aboard remained unharmed.

Sriwijaya Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Guangzhou, China

Sriwijaya Air flight SJ-1159 had to return and make an emergency landing in Guangzhou, China, on February 22nd.

The plane took off for Bali, Indonesia, but had to turn back after the crew received indication of an open passenger door.

The plane landed back safely. There were 180 passengers and 12 crew members aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed.

Sriwijaya Air Flight Delayed by Hydraulic Issues

What: Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-400 en route from Surabaya to Jakarta
Where: Juanda International Airport
When: October 24, 2012 6:30 a.m.
Who: 115 passengers
Why: The Sriwijaya flight returned to Juanda International Airport after a ten minute flight after the plane developed a problem with its hydraulics. No one was injured.

Repairs were made to the plane.

Passengers reboarded and took off for Jakarta at 1 pm that same day.

After Weather Tag, Five Injured in Yogyakarta Emergency Landing

What: Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-300 en route from Jakarta to Yogyakarta (Indonesia)
Where: Yogyakarta
When: Dec 20th 2011, 17:35
Who: 131 passengers
Why: The plane aborted an approach to Yogyakarta due to weather and low visibility. The flight diverted to Solo, where it could not land due to weather; and diverted again to Surabaya where the flight landed to refuel. Meanwile, weather conditions at Yogyakarta improved, so the pilots returned to Yogyakarta, and proceeded to land at a higher than normal speed in the hard rain. The plane veered off the runway, with brakes rendered ineffective due to rain, and came to a stop 60 meters past the runway, with collapsed nose gear and with fuselage damage. Bits and pieces of the plane were scattered along the runway.

Passengers exited via emergency slide. Five passengers reported injury.

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