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A year on from Lion Air crash, Indonesians pray, scatter petals for victims

A year on from Lion Air crash, Indonesians pray, scatter petals for victims

One year after a Lion Air plane crash that killed 189, relatives and friends of victims held prayer vigils and cast flower petals into the Java Sea ...

Lion Air families told 737 MAX design flaws linked to deadly crash

Lion Air families told 737 MAX design flaws linked to deadly crash

Mechanical and design issues contributed to the crash of a Lion Air 737 MAX jet last October, Indonesian investigators told victims' families in a briefing on Wednesday ahead of the release of a final report.

Boeing settles first Lion Air lawsuits for at least $1.2 million apiece: sources

Boeing settles first Lion Air lawsuits for at least $1.2 million apiece: sources

Boeing Co has settled the first claims stemming from the crash of a Lion Air 737 MAX in Indonesia, a US plaintiffs' lawyer said, and three other sources said that families of those killed will receive at least $1.2 million ...

Boeing says optional 737 MAX alert was "not activated as intended"

Boeing says optional 737 MAX alert was "not activated as intended"

Boeing Co said an alert for angle-of-attack (AOA) sensors on its 737 MAX jets was "not activated as intended" for some customers, responding to reports it failed to tell Southwest Airlines Co and the US regulator that the optional feature was deactivated before a crash in Indonesia in October.

Lion Air crash families to sue Boeing after chief's apology

Lion Air crash families to sue Boeing after chief's apology

Boeing's apology last week for two deadly crashes involving its 737 MAX model has emboldened a group of Indonesians whose relatives were killed in the first crash to sue for compensation, their lawyer said on Monday.

Ethiopia and Indonesia crash parallels heap pressure on Boeing

Ethiopia and Indonesia crash parallels heap pressure on Boeing

Investigators into the Boeing Co 737 MAX crash in Ethiopia have found striking similarities in a vital flight angle with an airplane that came down off Indonesia, a source said, piling pressure on the world's biggest planemaker.

Boeing 737 MAX safety record questioned after two tragedies

Boeing 737 MAX safety record questioned after two tragedies

For the second time in less than six months, a Boeing 737 MAX 8 has crashed minutes after takeoff and killed everyone on board, raising fresh questions about the safety of a model that is crucial to the US giant's future plans.

Lion Air plane skids off runway at Indonesian airport

Lion Air plane skids off runway at Indonesian airport

A Lion Air passenger plane skidded off a runway outside a city on the Indonesian island of Borneo on Saturday during heavy rain, the airline said, adding no one was injured.

Indonesia finds crashed Lion Air jet's cockpit voice recorder

Indonesia finds crashed Lion Air jet's cockpit voice recorder

Indonesian authorities will download on Monday the contents of a cockpit voice recorder (CVR) from a Lion Air jet that crashed more than two months ago, killing all 189 people on board, after it was retrieved from the sea near Jakarta.

India urges training to replicate Lion Air crash for Boeing pilots

India urges training to replicate Lion Air crash for Boeing pilots

Pilots flying Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets in India should be trained on a simulator that replicates the suspected scenario that led to the Lion Air crash, India's aviation regulator said in a statement on Thursday.

Lion Air ponders cancelling Boeing jets in row over crash

Lion Air ponders cancelling Boeing jets in row over crash

Indonesia's Lion Air is reviewing orders of airplanes from Boeing and has not ruled out cancelling orders as relations worsen in a spat over responsibility for a 737 jetliner crash that killed 189 people in late October.

Lion Air jet should have been grounded before fatal flight, Indonesia says

Lion Air jet should have been grounded before fatal flight, Indonesia says

A Lion Air jet that crashed last month should have been grounded over a recurrent technical problem and never permitted to make the fatal flight, Indonesian authorities said ...