Investigators probe Lion Air accident in Bali
Indonesian investigators began working to determine what caused a new Lion Air plane missed a runway while landing at the resort island of Bali passengers, crashing into the sea without causing any casualties.
Transport Ministry spokesman Bambang Ervan said today that the National Committee for Transportation Safety looks at the wreckage of the Boeing 737-800, which broke in two before coming to rest in the water near the airport Bali yesterday.
He said that the aviation authorities have already removed from the flight data recorder of the plane and are now planning to tow the aircraft and retrieve its cockpit voice recorder cockpit located in tail.
He added that drivers will need to undergo a drug test. All 101 passengers and seven crew members were evacuated from the plane, although up to 45 people were injured.