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JAKARTA, Indonesia | Previous flight of crashed Lion Air jet terrified passengers

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Relatives numbed by grief provided samples for DNA tests to help identify victims of the Lion Air plane crash that killed 189 people in Indonesia, as accounts emerged of problems on the jet’s previous flight including rapid descents that terrified passengers. Rescue personnel searched the sea where the plane crashed northeast of … Continue reading JAKARTA, Indonesia | Previous flight of crashed Lion Air jet terrified passengers

JAKARTA, Indonesia | The Latest: Boeing experts to arrive in Indonesia for probe

JAKARTA, Indonesia — The Latest on the crash of a Lion Air plane in Indonesia (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Indonesia’s National Transportation Safety Committee says experts from Boeing will arrive in Indonesia on Wednesday to help with the investigation of the crash of a Lion Air jet. The 2-month-old Boeing 737 Max 8 plane … Continue reading JAKARTA, Indonesia | The Latest: Boeing experts to arrive in Indonesia for probe

JAKARTA, Indonesia | The Latest: Woman recounts problems on jet’s previous flight

JAKARTA, Indonesia — The Latest on the crash of a Lion Air plane in Indonesia (all times local): 10 a.m. An Indonesian TV presenter who was on what became the second-to-last flight of the Lion Air plane that crashed Monday says passengers were angry and scared by long delays, the apparent disorganization of Lion Air … Continue reading JAKARTA, Indonesia | The Latest: Woman recounts problems on jet’s previous flight

JAKARTA, Indonesia | Asian Games close: Indonesia shows it’s the ‘Energy of Asia’

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesia billed itself the “Energy of Asia” during the Asian Games, which closed Sunday in a ceremony emphasizing the country’s diversity and the ties linking the 11,000 athletes who competed for 45 nations. The opening ceremony two weeks ago was highly choreographed, but the athletes starred in most of the closing pomp … Continue reading JAKARTA, Indonesia | Asian Games close: Indonesia shows it’s the ‘Energy of Asia’