Indonesia's National Rescue Team at the crash site of a Lion Air plane in Bali, in 2013. The plane carrying more than 100 passengers and crew overshot a runway and crashed into the sea, injuring nearly two dozen people. Photo: AP

Deadly crashes and near misses: why does Indonesia have such a notorious air safety record?

  • Experts say that poor infrastructure, overworked pilots and rapid industry expansion have contributed to country’s history of aviation disasters
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Indonesia's National Rescue Team at the crash site of a Lion Air plane in Bali, in 2013. The plane carrying more than 100 passengers and crew overshot a runway and crashed into the sea, injuring nearly two dozen people. Photo: AP
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