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Indonesian authorities ground Lion Air MD-90’s
10 March 2009

The Indonesian government decided to temporarily stop the operation of all MD-90 type aircraft belonging to Lion Air as of 11 March 2009. This decision was taken following a runway excursion of an MD-90 at the Jakarta-Soekarno-Hatta Airport March 9th.
The Ministry of Transportation will check all five MD-90 planes as well as the way Lion Air manages the safety of this aircraft type.
(Ministry of Transportation)