POST Online Media Lite Edition


Indonesia to resume search for crashed Lion Air jet's cockpit voice recorder

Staff Writer |
Indonesia will launch a renewed search effort as early as Tuesday to find the cockpit voice recorder from a Lion Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea in October, the head of its accident investigation agency said.

Article continues below

“If the weather is good, the ship will start to depart today,” National Transporation Safety Commission (KNKT) Chief Soerjanto Tjahjono told Reuters on Tuesday.

The crash, the world’s first of a Boeing Co 737 MAX jet and the deadliest of 2018, killed all 189 people on board.

What to read next

Lion Air ends search for black box, Indonesia plans own probe
Indonesia winds down search for bodies, CVR after fatal Lion Air flight
69 hours of data retrieved from crashed Lion Air jet