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Indonesia probing whether faulty system contributed to Sriwijaya Air crash

By Agustinus Beo Da Costa JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia’s air accident investigator is probing whether a problem with the autothrottle system, that controls engine power automatically, contributed to the Sriwijaya Air crash on Jan. 9 that killed all 62 people on board, an official said on Friday. National Transportation Safety......

Ford to spend $610 million to recall 3 million vehicles due to potential air bag issues

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A visitor walks past a Ford Escape Titanium at an auto show last April. Greg Baker | AFP | Getty Images DETROIT – Ford Motor will recall 3 million older vehicles due to potential issues with their airbag inflators, costing......

Kamala Harris’ Nephew-In-Law Wears Dior Air Jordan 1s To Inauguration

Breaking News Swag has reached the nation’s capital — with Vice President Kamala Harris‘ nephew-in-law rocking the insanely expensive and rare Dior Air Jordan 1s to the inauguration!! Social media blew up in epic proportions after the kicks were spotted during Wednesday’s historic ceremony in D.C. … with everyone asking......

Indonesia air crash investigator hopes for recovery of cockpit voice recorder

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia’s air accident investigator is still hoping to recover the cockpit voice recorder (CVR) from a crashed Sriwijaya Air jet to better understand information obtained from the flight data recorder (FDR), an official said on Tuesday. The 26-year-old Boeing Co 737-500 plane crashed into the Java Sea......

Backlog of bodies caused by COVID-19 forces California air quality agency to suspend cremation limits

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The lack of storage space for those who have died of the coronavirus forced the agency which regulates air quality across the Southland to issue an emergency order Sunday night lifting the limit on the number of cremations allowed. The......

Trump to depart White House hours before Biden inauguration, flying Air Force One to Mar-a-Lago last time

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. President Donald Trump salutes as he boards Air Force One at Valley International Airport after visiting the U.S.-Mexico border wall, in Harlingen, Texas, January 12, 2021. Carlos Barria | Reuters WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump is expected to depart......

Retired Air Force officer at Capitol riot intended

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A retired Air Force officer who was part of the mob that storrmed the U.S. Capitol last week carried plastic zip-tie handcuffs because he intended “to take hostages,” a prosecutor said in a Texas court on Thursday. “He means......

Toyota to Pay a Record Fine for a Decade of Clean Air Act Violations

Toyota Motor is set to pay a $180 million fine for longstanding violations of the Clean Air Act, the U.S. attorney’s Office in Manhattan announced on Thursday, the largest civil penalty ever levied for a breach of federal emissions-reporting requirements. From about 2005 to 2015, the global automaker systematically failed......

Indonesia retrieves black box from crashed Sriwijaya Air plane – media

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesian authorities have retrieved a black box from the Sriwijaya Air plane that crashed into the Java Sea at the weekend, KompasTV and MetroTV reported on Tuesday. The recording device was being transported to Jakarta port, the television reports said. Reporting by Fransiska Nangoy; Editing by Martin......

Air Force vet photographed in Capitol insurrection arrested in Texas

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Dallas — A retired Air Force officer who was part of the mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol was arrested Sunday in Texas, federal prosecutors said. Retired Lieutenant Colonel Larry Rendall Brock Jr. was charged Sunday in federal court in......

Sriwijaya Air crash places Indonesia’s aviation safety under fresh spotlight

By Jamie Freed, Stanley Widianto SYDNEY/JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia’s chequered air safety record is again in the spotlight after a Sriwijaya Air jet carrying 62 people crashed into the Java Sea minutes after takeoff on Saturday, marking the country’s third major airline crash in just over six years. A police......

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