Indonesian investigators succeeded in retrieving hours of data from the first black box on Lion Air's Boeing 737 MAX 8 jet, which crashed into the sea off the coast of Karawang in West Java province on October 29, killing 189 people on board.
Indonesia authorities plan to launch a special investigation into Lion Air's operations after its flight JT610 crashed last week, killing all 189 people onboard, a government official said on November 5.
Ship Baruna Jaya I of the Marine Survey Technology of the Indonesia Research and Technology Agency has detected signals from the suspected black box of Lion Air JT610 plane, said head of the agency M. Ilyas on October 31.
Indonesian search teams on Tuesday recovered more remains at the site of a crashed Lion Air jet that plunged into the sea with 189 people aboard, as a report said it had suffered an instrument malfunction the day before.
Search and rescue efforts are underway in waters off Karawang, West Java, to locate survivors of Lion Air flight JT610, which crashed early Monday morning (Oct 29) minutes after taking off from Soekarno-Hatta airport.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has pledged 1 billion USD in emergency assistance fund to support Indonesia's reconstruction efforts in areas affected by earthquakes and subsequent tsunami in Central Sulawesi province.