Most Recent Aviation Accident
On October 29, 2018, Lion Air Flight 610 crashed off the north coast of Karawang Regency, Indonesia 13 minutes after takeoff for its flight from Soekarno–Hatta International Airport in Jakarta, Indonesia to Depati Amir Airport in Pangkal Pinang, Indonesia.
Steven C. Marks and the attorneys at Podhurst Orseck have served as lead counsel, appointed court counsel and/or counsel representing victims and families in a number of commercial major airline crashes over the past 30 years. Steve’s experience includes serving as co-lead trial counsel representing the victims of the Silk Air Flight MI185, which crashed into the Musi River in Palember, Indonesia during its flight from Jakarta to Singapore in December 1997.
The Podhurst Orseck attorneys along with Arthur Ballen P.A., Gustavo Fuentes and Sergei Bespalov are actively monitoring the investigation into what caused Lion Air Flight 610 to crash and are representing families of the passengers. Please see below the latest news about the investigation and check back frequently for updates.
- Wall Street Journal: Lion Air Crash Probe Eyes Sensor Hazards Stretching Back Years, Nov. 18 2018
- New York Times: What the Lion Air Pilots May Have Needed to Do to Avoid a Crash, Nov. 16, 2018
- Wall Street Journal: Crashed Lion Air Plane’s Missing Black Box Goes Silent, Nov. 16, 2018
- Vice Indonesia: Here’s What We’ve Learned in the Two Weeks Since the Lion Air Plane Crash, Nov. 15, 2018
- New York Times: What We Know About the Lion Air Flight 610 Crash, Nov. 9, 2018
- Bloomberg: Indonesia Ends Lion Air Victims’ Search as Black Box Ping Fades, Nov. 9, 2018
- CNN: Boeing issues operational manual guidance to airlines following Lion Air crash, Nov. 7, 2018
- News Corp. Australia: Crashed Lion Air jet had air speed indicator glitch on fatal flight, Nov. 6, 2018
- United Press International: Officials: Lion Air plane intact, engines running when it hit water, Nov. 5, 2018
- Associated Press: Indonesia’s Lion Air Flight JT-610 crashes into the sea with 189 on board, officials say, Oct. 29, 2018