An Indonesian Batik Air Boeing 737-800 on takeoff run at Jakarta’s Halim Perdana Kusuma Airport collided with an empty TransNusa Air Services ATR 42-600 on April 3, causing severe damage and fires on both aircraft. The Batik Air aircraft, registration PK-LBS, was taking off en route for Ujung Padang, carrying 49 passengers and seven crew. The TransNusa ATR, registration PK-TNJ, was on apron movement being towed by an airside tractor. All passengers and crew were safely evacuated from ...

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