Indonesia hunts for victims, wreckage of air crash; survivors seen unlikely

Rescue team members prepare to dive at the location where Lion Air flight JT610 crashed into the sea, in the north coast of Karawang regency, West Java province Indonesia, October 30, 2018. REUTERS/Beawiharta

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia on Tuesday stepped up a search for an airliner that plunged into the sea with all 189 aboard feared dead, deploying underwater beacons to trace its black box recorders and uncover why an almost-new plane crashed minutes after take-off. Indonesia, one of the world’s fastest-growing aviation markets, has a patchy safety […]

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