Report – By Pacific Media Watch
Indonesia’s patchy aviation safety record has with Sunday’s passenger plane crash in Papua province with 54 people aboard, the third major plane crash in the past year in the country, the Jakarta Post reports.
The first rescuers reached the crash site today and found dozens of bodies, authorities said, adding that the plane was completely destroyed and there was no chance any of the people on board having survived.
The UN’s Montreal-based International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) sets safety standards for international flights. Its audits evaluate countries’ ability to oversee their airlines, including how well they conform to those standards. Read more »