Lion Air aircraft disintegrates on impact

JAKARTA (Bernama) – Lion Air was confirmed to have disintegrated as a result of heavy impact with the surface of the sea in Tanjung Karawang on October 29. National Transportation Safety Committee of Indonesia (KNKT) Chief Soerjanto Tjahjono said the aircraft did not explode in the air, but it broke apart after crashing at sea due to high speed and strong impact. More details in Wednesday’s Borneo Bulletin.