Oct. 29, according to Reuters, Bloomberg and other media reports, Indonesian search and rescue officials said that an Indonesian Lion Air Group (LIONAIR) aircraft crashed.
It is reported that Lion Air Indonesia is a low-cost airline, the crash aircraft Boeing 737 Max-8, the largest number of seats for 210.
The crash plane flew from Jakarta to Penang, Bonga, on the same day, shortly after takeoff, the number of people on board is still uncertain.
Lion Airlines was founded in 1999 as a low-cost airline operator, accounting for about 45% of the Indonesian airline market, the Beijing News reported. Since 2002, Lion Airlines has had six accidents, four of which were Boeing 737, one of which caused casualties.
In 2007, the European Union issued a ban on flights to several Indonesian airlines, including Lion Airlines, until it was lifted in 2009 because it failed to meet safety standards.
In April 13, 2013, a Boeing 737 of lion air crashed into the sea and broke into two pieces when it landed in Bali Island. 45 of the 108 people on board were injured.
Indonesian lost plane aircraft age is only 737MAX in March.
Reuters said Indonesian search and rescue officials said the plane had crashed.
According to a screenshot of the flghtradar24, the plane lost contact 10 minutes after takeoff from Jakartas Suharno Hada airport in the northeastern Jakarta sea.