At least 41 dead after fire breaks out in overcrowded Indonesian prison (photos)

A massive fire raged through an overcrowded prison in Jakarta, Indonesia, early today, killing at least 41 inmates, two of them foreigners serving drug sentences, and injuring 80 others. A government spokesperson said the fire broke out between 1 and 2am on September 8 at the Tangerang Prison Block C. Televised footage showed firefighters battling… Continue reading At least 41 dead after fire breaks out in overcrowded Indonesian prison (photos)

Indonesian Navy Divers Recover ‘Black Box’ From Wreckage Of Jetliner

Rubber boats carrying divers position themselves as the search for the wreckage of a crashed Sriwijaya Air passenger jet continues, in this photo taken from an Indonesian Navy airplane over the Java Sea, off Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. Indonesian navy divers were searching through plane debris and seabed mud Tuesday looking for the black boxes of the Sriwijaya Air jet that nosedived into the Java Sea over the weekend with 62 people aboard. (AP Photo/Eric Ireng)

Indonesian navy drivers recovered a flight data recorder from the ocean floor at the site of a Sriwijaya Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea earlier this week, putting investigators one step closer to discovering what went wrong. The discovery of the plane’s “black box” on Tuesday leaves the aircraft’s cockpit voice recorder still… Continue reading Indonesian Navy Divers Recover ‘Black Box’ From Wreckage Of Jetliner

Indonesian Passenger Plane With 62 On Board Goes Missing Minutes After Takeoff

This radar image shows the flight path of Indonesian Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 before it dropped off radar, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. The Sriwijaya Air passenger jet carrying 62 people lost contact with air traffic controllers after taking off from Indonesia’s capital on Saturday on a domestic flight, officials said. (Flightradar24.com via AP)

An Indonesian passenger plane carrying 62 people lost contact with air traffic controllers shortly after takeoff from the nation’s capital of Jakarta on Saturday, according to state transportation officials. The Ministry of Transportation confirmed that airport authorities lost contact with the plane, Sriwijaya Air Flight 182, at approximately 2:40 p.m. local time. The plane, a… Continue reading Indonesian Passenger Plane With 62 On Board Goes Missing Minutes After Takeoff

100-year-old Indonesian woman beats COVID-19 (Photos)

A 100-year-old Indonesian woman has recovered from COVID-19, making her the country’s oldest survivor of the deadly disease.  The woman, Kamtim was discharged from the hospital this week after a month of treatment in her hometown Surabaya, Indonesia’s second-biggest city, officials said. Ms. Kamtim was taken to hospital last month after showing Coronavirus symptoms before… Continue reading 100-year-old Indonesian woman beats COVID-19 (Photos)