Lion Air crash: What happened?

The problem could lie with unreliable airspeed readings, say some experts

The first sign of trouble came the night of Oct 28: A Boeing 737 Max 8, registration PK-LQP, in Lion Air colours had just departed from Bali's Denpasar airport for Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta, a flight that takes just under two hours.

Within minutes, the newly minted aircraft - just over two months old - shuddered and jerked.

TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE

Thank you for reading The Straits Times

You have reached one of our Premium stories. To continue reading, get access now or log in if you are a subscriber.

What is Premium?

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on November 04, 2018, with the headline 'What happened?'. Print Edition | Subscribe