Indonesia

Alpha jets from the French Air Force Patrouille de France fly during the inauguration the 53rd International Paris Air Show at Le Bourget Airport near Paris, France, Monday June 17, 2019.
Benoit Tessier/Pool via AP
June 17, 2019 - 11:11 am
By Angela Charlton, Associated Press LE BOURGET, France (AP) — Boeing executives apologized Monday to airlines and families of victims of 737 Max crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia, as the U.S. plane maker struggles to regain the trust of regulators, pilots and the global traveling public. Some...
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FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2015, file photo, workers clean a jetliner at GMF AeroAsia facility at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Dita Alangkara/AP Photo, File
March 22, 2019 - 5:57 pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — In a blow for Boeing, Indonesia's flag carrier is seeking the cancellation of a multibillion dollar order for 49 of the manufacturer's 737 Max 8 jets, citing a loss of confidence after two crashes within five months. It is the first announcement of a cancellation since...
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Indonesian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Yudo Margin shows the recovered cockpit voice recorder of Lion Air flight 610 during a press conference on board the navy ship KRI Spica in the waters off Tanjung Karawang, Indonesia, Jan. 14, 2019.
Achmad Ibrahim/AP
January 14, 2019 - 7:07 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Navy divers have recovered the cockpit voice recorder of a Lion Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea in October, Indonesian officials said Monday, in a possible boost to the investigation into why the 2-month-old plane nosedived at high velocity, killing 189 people...
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Indonesia soldier walks near debris at a tsunami-ravaged area in Carita, Indonesia, Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018.
Achmad Ibrahim/AP Photo
December 26, 2018 - 8:18 am
By Niniek Karmini, Associated Press CARITA BEACH, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities asked people to avoid the coast in areas where a tsunami killed at least 430 people last weekend in a fresh warning issued on the anniversary of the catastrophic 2004 Asian earthquake and tsunami. The big...
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People run in panic on a street in Sumur village, Indonesia, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018.
Achmad Ibrahim/AP Photo
December 25, 2018 - 12:23 pm
By Niniek Karmini, Associated Press SUMUR, Indonesia (AP) — Panicked residents, police and soldiers in this remote fishing village clobbered by a devastating weekend tsunami ran to higher ground Tuesday, shouting "Water is coming! Water is coming!" and reciting verses from the Quran as emergency...
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A rescue team walks near an audio mixer damaged by a tsunami at Tanjung Lesung beach resorts Indonesia, Monday, Dec. 24, 2018.
Achmad Ibrahim/AP
December 24, 2018 - 9:34 pm
TANJUNG LESUNG, Indonesia (AP) — As the white strobe lights flashed hypnotically, the band's lead singer screamed into the crowd: "We are! We are Seventeen! Seventeen!" He then let loose with a long note as the guitarist wailed behind him. Some in the audience clapped as they sat at beachside...
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A tsunami survivor sits on a pice of debris as she salvages items from the location of her house in Sumur, Indonesia, Monday, Dec. 24, 2018.
Fauzy Chaniago/AP Photo
December 24, 2018 - 7:02 am
UPDATED: 2:45 p.m. ___ TANJUNG LESUNG, Indonesia (AP) — Body bags were laid out along the shattered coastline as Indonesian authorities stepped up efforts to collect the dead and save the injured Monday in the aftermath of a tsunami that was apparently triggered by a volcanic eruption. The death...
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Residents inspect a house damaged by a tsunami, in Carita, Indonesia, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018.
AP Photo
December 23, 2018 - 9:18 am
CARITA BEACH, Indonesia (AP) — An eruption of one of the world's most infamous volcanic islands is believed to have triggered a tsunami that killed at least 222 people in Indonesia during a busy holiday weekend. The waves smashed onto beaches at night without warning, ripping houses and hotels from...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, file photo, members of the National Transportation Safety Committee lift a box containing the flight data recorder from a crashed Lion Air jet onboard a rescue ship anchored in the waters of Tanjung Karawang, Indones
AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago, File
November 27, 2018 - 8:59 pm
(AP) — Lion Air pilots struggled to maintain control of a Boeing jet as its automatic safety system repeatedly pushed the plane's nose down, according to a draft of a preliminary report by Indonesian authorities investigating last month's deadly crash. The investigators are focusing on whether...
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Dead whale in Indonesia had swallowed 1,000 pieces of plastic
WWF-Indonesia/Kartika Sumolang via CNN
November 21, 2018 - 8:41 am
By Jack Guy, CNN (CNN) -- In just the latest reminder of the dangers of pollution in our oceans, a dead whale in Indonesia has been found with 13.2 pounds (six kilograms) of plastic waste in its stomach. The 31.17-foot sperm whale was found near Kapota Island in Wakatobi National Park, southeast of...
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