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Java Tourbus Roll-over kills driver, guide, tourists, Injures 15

Java Tourbus Roll-over kills driver, guide, tourists, Injures 15

What: Tourbus en route from Bandung to the Ciater spring water Where: Java When: Oct 1, 2012 Who: 3 fatalities, 15 injured Why: The brakes failed in a tour bus, causing the bus to lose control on the slope of the street at Ciater village. Passengers who were injured in the Tourbus-motorcycle accident in Subang district have been [...]

Java Tourist Bus Repaired with Soap Kills 7

Java Tourist Bus Repaired with Soap Kills 7

What: Mutiara Indah Murni tourist bus Where: Ngembal village, Tutur (Nongkojajar) East Java When: May 6 2012 Who: 7 fatalities Why: The tour bus was rolling downhill, giving off the scent of burning brake pads when the driver veered left to avoid a motorcycle, and crashed. The bus struck a boulder which caused it to roll. Sixty [...]

Tragic End of Search for A Better Life

Tragic End of Search for A Better Life

What: Ship en route from West Java to Australia Where: coast of Java When: December 17, 2011 Who: 250 asylum seekers from Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran and Turkey, 90 rescued Why: The 100 person capacity ship was heavily packed with individuals who had been bussed from Dubai to Jakarta and who had boarded the ship in hopes of reaching Christmas [...]

Bus struck by Jakarta Train

Bus struck by Jakarta Train

What: PPD 43 bus (Cililitan-Tanjungpriok) Where: Jl. Raya Bekasi, Cipinang Lontar, Pulogadung, East Jakarta When: Nov 28, 2011 Who: no injuries Why: While en route from from Jatinegara to Jatinegarakaum, Pulogadung, the bus's clutch failed. It happened to be on the Cipinanglontar railway crossing at the time. The driver managed to [...]

Java Bus, 34 injured, 11 fatalities

Java Bus, 34 injured, 11 fatalities

What: Intercity bus collides with a truck Where: Temanggung district, Central Java When: Feb 7 2011 Who: 11 fatalities, 34 injured Why: The bus driver tried to avoid colliding with a truck and lost control of the bus. 10 died on the scene. One more died on the way to the hospital. 34 passengers were injured, many in critical condition. [...]

Java Fatalities Downgraded from 5 to 3

Java Fatalities Downgraded from 5 to 3

What: passenger train traveling from Bandung boundeastward collided with a Surabaya train bound westward Where: Banjar, a village in West Java province, Langen, West Java When: Jan 28, 2011, 2:30a.m. Who: 3 fatalities, 21 injuries Why: Two trains traveling on the same track collided head-on, killing 3 and injuring at least 21. The [...]

Javanese Train Crash

Javanese Train Crash

The number of casualties has been raised to 36 What: high speed Jakarta train heading to Surabaya Where: Petarukan station on the northern Javanese coast. When: 10/02/201 Who: 26 people were killed, 40 + injuries Why: A crash between the Argobromo Anggrek executive train and Senja Utama business train has left the rear carriages smashed, [...]