Why do so many Indonesian flights go missing?
Past accidents have been attributed to poor pilot training, mechanical failures, air traffic control issues and poor aircraft maintenance. While experts say there have been many improvements in recent years, the latest crash has experts questioning the true progress of Indonesia’s aviation oversight and regulation.
Did flight 828 really disappear?
The plane disappeared while flying from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to its planned destination, Beijing Capital International Airport. What happened to the passengers of Malaysian Flight 370, unfortunately, remains a mystery.
Has anyone survived a plane crash in the ocean?
Bahia Bakari (born 15 August 1996) is a French woman who was the sole survivor of Yemenia Flight 626, an Airbus A310, which crashed into the Indian Ocean near the north coast of Grande Comore, Comoros on 30 June 2009, killing the 152 other people on board.