Lion Air Flight 538, a McDonnell Douglas MD 82 was a scheduled flight from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Jakarta to Juanda International Airport in Surabaya with a stopover at AdiSumarmoAirport,Surakarta.

The aircraft carrying 156 passengers and 7 crew overran the runway whilst landing at Surakarta. There were wet conditions in the area at the time due to hard rain. The captain, a flight attendant, and 23 passengers died as a result of the accident. A further 117 passengers were injured in the crash.

Asia Pacific assisted 36 clients in the case including injured passengers and the family of victims. Proceedings were commenced on behalf of the clients against Boeing in the United States with all claims settled to the satisfaction of the clients.