A relative of a passenger who died in the Lion Air crash arrives in Jakarta after attending the one-year commemoration. Photo: Reuters

Indonesian families offer prayer at sea one year after Lion Air crash

  • All 189 people on board the budget carrier’s Boeing 737 MAX jet died when it disappeared beneath the waves just minutes after take-off
  • Tuesday’s commemoration came days after crash investigators issued their final report into the disaster, setting out a number of failures
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A relative of a passenger who died in the Lion Air crash arrives in Jakarta after attending the one-year commemoration. Photo: Reuters
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Lion Air investigators examine parts of the ill-fated Boeing 737 MAX 8 jet that crashed into the sea, killing all those on board. Photo: AFP

Indonesia’s Lion Air crash report calls for redesign of Boeing 737 MAX, better training for pilots

  • An advance copy of a final report into the crash that killed all 189 people on board last October found a number of issues with the aircraft made by US aviation giant Boeing
  • Lion Air should have grounded the jet following faults on earlier flights, it said, adding that 31 pages were missing from October maintenance logs
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Lion Air investigators examine parts of the ill-fated Boeing 737 MAX 8 jet that crashed into the sea, killing all those on board. Photo: AFP
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