Brave air traffic controller died in Indonesian earthquake after helping in last plane to escape

Nabanita Dutta

News Editor
Image Credit: Bayne Stanley/Global Look Press

A young air traffic controller Anthonius Gunawan Agung stayed back in the building to ensure that the last aircraft can escape from the earthquake and tsunami hit country. The tower started trembling after the last plane took off. Agung jumped off from the 4th floor of the building and suffered from a broken leg and other injuries. He was taken to the hospital but he died before reaching there.