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Sriwijaya Crash – Autothrottle A Likely Suspect?

Sriwijaya Crash – Autothrottle A Likely Suspect?

Indonesia’s investigators are looking at the possible role the autothrottle system may have had, in the Sriwijaya 737-500’s crash. Just yesterday, Basarnas (Search & Rescue) announced that their role in the accident was ending. The search for human remains ended....
How Does An Air Accident Investigation Begin?

How Does An Air Accident Investigation Begin?

This article will attempt to give a general overview of an air accident investigation and the different authorities that would participate. Along the way, we will see how this may relate to the initial stages of the investigation, on the tragic crash of Sriwijaya Air...
Sriwijaya Crash – Autothrottle A Likely Suspect?

Navy Locates Sriwijaya Air flight SJ-182 Crash Site

A Boeing 737-500 performing Sriwijaya Air flight SJ-182 disappeared from radar approximately four minutes after taking off from Jakarta, Indonesia. Weather conditions at the time included rain, following several thunderstorms in the vicinity of Sriwijaya Air’s...