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Crashed Sriwijaya Air Jet Had Engine Thrust Imbalance – Preliminary Report

JAKARTA — The Sriwijaya Air plane that crashed last month killing 62 people had an imbalance in engine thrust that eventually led the plane into a sharp roll and then a final dive into the sea, a preliminary report by …

Indonesian Air Crash Investigators Send Plane Parts to US, UK For Checks

JAKARTA — Indonesia’s air accident investigator has sent five components of a crashed Sriwijaya Air jet to the United States and Britain for examination, including the autothrottle that controls engine power automatically, the agency’s head said on Tuesday. The 26-year-old …

‘Totally Destroyed’ Indonesia Jet Makes Search Almost Impossible

Bayu Wardoyo tends to skip the 6 a.m. breakfast of Indonesian fried rice served to divers on the ship searching for wreckage of the Sriwijaya Air passenger jet that crashed in the Java Sea on Jan. 9. He prefers coffee, …

Divers Recover Crashed Indonesian Plane’s Data Recorder

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian navy divers searching the ocean floor on Tuesday recovered the flight data recorder from a Sriwijaya Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea with 62 people on board. The device is expected to help …

Indonesia Navy Divers Hunt for Crashed Plane’s Black Boxes

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian navy divers scoured the floor of the Java Sea on Monday as they hunted for the black boxes of a Sriwijaya Air jet that nosedived into the water over the weekend with 62 people aboard. …

Crew Confusion, Engine Trouble Recorded in Final Seconds of Doomed Flight

A plane that crashed in suburban Dallas and killed 10 passengers and crew had trouble with its left engine, according to the last few seconds of a cockpit voice recording, officials said on Tuesday. Just after the plane took off …

Lack of Tools Hinders Search For Crashed Jet’s Cockpit Recorder

A delay in securing equipment needed to find recordings of the pilots’ final conversations on the doomed Lion Air jet is hampering Indonesian authorities search for clues to the nation’s worst air disaster in two decades. The National Transportation Safety …