Investigators from Indonesia’s National Transportation Safety Committee inspect the debris of Sriwijaya Air flight SJ 182 recovered from the crash site in the waters off Jakarta last month. Photo: EPA Investigators from Indonesia’s National Transportation Safety Committee inspect the debris of Sriwijaya Air flight SJ 182 recovered from the crash site in the waters off Jakarta last month. Photo: EPA
Investigators from Indonesia’s National Transportation Safety Committee inspect the debris of Sriwijaya Air flight SJ 182 recovered from the crash site in the waters off Jakarta last month. Photo: EPA
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Sriwijaya Air crash: throttle problem suspected in deadly disaster, Indonesian investigators say

  • It is still not known why the passenger jet nosedived into the water minutes after taking off from Jakarta on January 9, killing all 62 people on board
  • The disaster has reignited concerns about safety in Indonesia’s aviation industry after an earlier fatal crash involving a Boeing 737 MAX 8 jet

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Investigators from Indonesia’s National Transportation Safety Committee inspect the debris of Sriwijaya Air flight SJ 182 recovered from the crash site in the waters off Jakarta last month. Photo: EPA Investigators from Indonesia’s National Transportation Safety Committee inspect the debris of Sriwijaya Air flight SJ 182 recovered from the crash site in the waters off Jakarta last month. Photo: EPA
Investigators from Indonesia’s National Transportation Safety Committee inspect the debris of Sriwijaya Air flight SJ 182 recovered from the crash site in the waters off Jakarta last month. Photo: EPA
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