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JAKARTA, Indonesia | Crashed Lion Air jet possibly found in Indonesian seas

JAKARTA, Indonesia— A top Indonesian military official says the Lion Air jet that crashed Monday may have been found in the Java Sea. Armed forces chief Hadi Tjahjanto says a search and rescue effort has identified the possible seabed location of the jet. Debris and some human remains were found previously but not the main … Continue reading JAKARTA, Indonesia | Crashed Lion Air jet possibly found in Indonesian seas

JAKARTA | Indonesia’s Lion Air says it’s lost contact with airplane

JAKARTA, Indonesia  — Indonesia’s Lion Air said Monday it has lost contact with a passenger jet flying from Jakarta to an island off Sumatra. A search and rescue effort has been launched for the Boeing 737-800 plane which departed Jakarta about 6.20 a.m. “We can confirm that one of our flights has lost contact,” said … Continue reading JAKARTA | Indonesia’s Lion Air says it’s lost contact with airplane

PALU, Indonesia | Indonesia’s grim search for disaster dead nears its end

PALU, Indonesia— Indonesia’s search for victims buried in neighborhoods annihilated by an earthquake and tsunami is nearing its end almost two weeks after the double disasters hit the remote city of Palu in central Sulawesi. Authorities had said the official search and rescue effort would end Thursday with prayers in areas of the city such … Continue reading PALU, Indonesia | Indonesia’s grim search for disaster dead nears its end

PALU, Indonesia | Indonesia’s grim search for disaster dead draws to a close

PALU, Indonesia  — Indonesia’s search for victims buried in Palu neighborhoods annihilated by an earthquake and tsunami is drawing to a close almost two weeks after the double disasters hit the remote city. Authorities say the official search and rescue effort will end Thursday with mass prayers in areas such as Balaroa and Petobo, where … Continue reading PALU, Indonesia | Indonesia’s grim search for disaster dead draws to a close