Tag: Boeing 737-800 MAX
On Oct 29th 2018, while Lionair #PK-LQP was performing flight JT-610 from Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang (Indonesia) with 181 passengers and 8 crew, the plane and everyone aboard struck the Java Sea and went down. Rescue services found no survivors, only an oil slick and debris from the aircraft including mobile phones and first body parts. On Nov 1st, one of the blackboxes was recovered. On Nov 3rd 2018 one of the rescue divers died in action. The Indonesian National Transportation Safety Committee reported that Lion Air flight 610 received erroneous AOA data. Boeing reported an AOA failure condition.The crash occurred thirteen minutes after takeoff. There were no survivors. The Boeing 737-800 MAX had been in service for two months and flown 800 hours; it was leased from CMIG Aviation Capital and delivered new to Lion Air on August 13 2018.