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 take-off on Saturday, marking the country’s third major airline crash in just over six years.
- Indonesia’s thousands of islands mean it is heavily dependent upon air travel
- It is not yet known what caused the downing of Sriwijaya Air Flight 182
- Some experts say that the coronavirus pandemic has impacted aviation safety
Before the crash there…