Category: Indonesia

Residents in Surabaya, Indonesia can pay for the bus with…

Residents in Surabaya, Indonesia can pay for the bus with plastic waste instead of money. Paying with plastic will grant you with 2 hours of travel. The aim is to reduce plastic waste whilst getting more people to use public transport, thus lowering the number of cars on the road.

Photo :  Gunawan Kartapranata / wikimedia

In 1982 a British Airways 747 had all 4 of its engines flame…

In 1982 a British Airways 747 had all 4 of its engines flame out after flying through a cloud of volcanic ash over Indonesia. The crew managed to maneuver the powerless plane through the cloud, restart all 4 engines in mid-air, and then safely make an emergency landing in Jakarta. source source1

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