Anthonius Gunawan Agung refused to leave his post until he got an Batik Air plane off the ground, while his colleagues who were not handling aircraft departed. Photo: Handout

Indonesia quake: air traffic controller died after staying in tower to guide plane

Anthonius Gunawan Agung was on duty in the air traffic control tower at Palu’s Mutiara SIS Al-Jufrie airport when a series of earthquakes struck

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Anthonius Gunawan Agung refused to leave his post until he got an Batik Air plane off the ground, while his colleagues who were not handling aircraft departed. Photo: Handout
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