On 29 October 2018, Lion Air Flight JT610, a scheduled domestic service from Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang, Indonesia, collided with water in the Java Sea, north of Jakarta, about 13 minutes after take-off. The aircraft, a Boeing 737 MAX 8, registered PK-LQP, was destroyed and all 189 passengers and crew on board were fatally injured.
As the accident occurred in Indonesia, the Indonesian National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC) was responsible for investigating this occurrence. In accordance with Annex 13 to the Convention on International Civil Aviation, the ATSB appointed an accredited representative to the NTSC investigation. The ATSB provided specialist expertise to support the NTSC in downloading and analysing the flight data recorder (FDR) and cockpit voice recorder (CVR) from the aircraft.
The ATSB has concluded its support of this investigation. On 25 October 2019, the NTSC released the final investigation report into this occurrence and it is available at http://knkt.dephub.go.id/knkt
Any enquiries regarding the investigation and report should, in the first instance, be directed to the NTSC.
|Date:||29 October 2018||Investigation status:||Completed|
|Investigation level:||Defined - click for an explanation of investigation levels|
|Location:||Java Sea, north of Jakarta|
|State:||International||Occurrence type:||Collision with terrain|
|Release date:||31 October 2019||Occurrence category:||Accident|
|Report status:||Final||Highest injury level:||Fatal|
|Aircraft manufacturer||The Boeing Company|
|Aircraft model||737 MAX 8|
|Type of operation||Air Transport High Capacity|
|Damage to aircraft||Destroyed|
|Departure point||Jakarta, Indonesia|
|Destination||Pangkal Pinang, Indonesia|