Sriwijaya Air

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Plane Didn't Fly for 9 Months. Then, 132 Recent Flights and a Crash

Expert suggests Boeing 737 used for Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 deteriorated in storage

(Newser) - The unexplained crash of Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 in Indonesia has raised concerns for other planes around the world amid the coronavirus pandemic. Though the 26-year-old Boeing 737-500 had been cleared to fly—with a certificate of airworthiness valid until Dec. 17, 2021, per the New York Times —the...

Flight Took Off With 62 On Board. Then, a Blank Radar

Indonesia loses contact with Boeing 737 over Java Sea

(Newser) - A Boeing 737 with 56 passengers and six crew members fell off the radar Saturday just minutes after taking off from the Indonesian capital of Jakarta. Per the New York Times , the nation's Transportation Ministry says Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 disappeared over the Java Sea, with the last contact...

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