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Govt gets tough after Lion Air crash

  • Riza Roidila Mufti and Marchio Irfan Gorbiano

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Thu, November 1 2018   /  12:18 am
Searching for answers: Personnel from the Indonesian Red Cross (PMI), National Police and National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas) sift through the belongings of passengers of the crashed Lion Air flight JT610 at the Lion Air Search Center in Tanjung Priok Port, North Jakarta, on Wednesday. Sonar used by a joint search team reportedly detected a ping from the aircraft’s black box at a depth of 32 meters below sea level.(JP/Dhoni Setiawan)(PMI), National Police and National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas) sift through the belongings of passengers of the crashed Lion Air flight JT610 at the Lion Air Search Center in Tanjung Priok Port, North Jakarta, on Wednesday. Sonar used by a joint search team reportedly detected a ping from the aircraft’s black box at a depth of 32 meters below sea level.(JP/Dhoni Setiawan)

Searching for answers: Personnel from the Indonesian Red Cross (PMI), National Police and National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas) sift through the belongings of passengers of the crashed Lion Air flight JT610 at the Lion Air Search Center in Tanjung Priok Port, North Jakarta, on Wednesday. Sonar used by a joint search team reportedly detected a ping from the aircraft’s black box at a depth of 32 meters below sea level.(JP/Dhoni Setiawan)In a stern move to improve the country’s aviation industry, the government has tightened scrutiny on the airline company and aircraft manufacturer involved in the fatal crash that is believed to have killed 189 people earlier this week.

The Transportation Ministry ordered on Wednesday Lion Air, the airline flying flight JT610 that crashed into the Java Sea on Monday morning, to suspend its technical director and a staff member suspected to...