Indonesia’s Lion Air plane crashes into pole in new accident


A week after an Indonesian low-cost airline Lion Air plane crashed killing 189 people, another of its aircraft was involved in an incident on Thursday, when it smashed into a pole during takeoff from an airport on Sumatra Island.

Lion Air blamed airport staff for the incident, which did not cause any casualties, Efe news reported.

A spokesperson for the airline said in a statement that they had received a letter of apology from the airport’s air traffic controller. Read More

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