On November 28, 2018, the National Transportation Safety Committee (KNKT) announced the preliminary report on the accident involving Lion Air Flight JT 610. According to the KNKT, the aircraft with registration code PK-LQP was not fit to fly. Its flight from Jakarta to Denpasar on the night before the plane crashed in the Karawang waters went through many serious issues. So the Plane ought to have been grounded the next morning. The Boeing Company and Lion Air separately reacted to the KNKT’s statement. Lion Air in particular felt cornered. It said it would take legal action if the KNKT would not clarify on the intent of its statement on the preliminary report.

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