Passenger Plane Flight JT610 From Jakarta Crashes 13 Minutes After Take-off

29 October, 2018, 16:46 | Author: Shannon Aguilar
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"We are certain that the plane crashed into the sea and is submerged at a depth of 30 to 35 meters", National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas) head M. Syaugi told a press conference on Monday.

The aircraft was on the way from Indonesian capital Jakarta to the city of Pangkal Pinang.

"We can not give any comment at this moment, said Edward Sirait, chief executive of Lion Air Group".

Indonesia's search and rescue agency said it was "likely" all passengers and crew were killed in the accident, as it found body parts of some victims.

The Lion Air chief told reporters the plane had experienced a technical problem on a previous flight, but it had been resolved according to procedure.

"We need to find the main wreckage", he added.

The Lion Air Boeing 737 crashed into the sea off the Indonesian coast shortly after take-off from Jakarta this morning, according to SARA.

In 2013, 101 people survived a Lion Air crash in the sea off Bali and swam from the plane.

Flight JT610 was a Boeing 737 MAX 8 that was delivered in August and had 800 hours of flying time.

It has emerged that the accident is the first to befall the widely-sold the Boeing 737 MAX.

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Lion Air is Indonesia's largest low-priced carrier, operating flights domestically as well as a number of global routes in South East Asia, Australia and the Middle East.

Flight tracker websites reported the plane had vanished from displays soon after takeoff.

Data from FlightRadar24 shows the first sign trouble was about two minutes into the flight, when the plane had reached 2,000 feet.

Flight JT610 lost contact with the ground 13 minutes after take-off, The Guardian reports.

The safety records of both Lion Air and Indonesia generally have been patchy in the past, but improving more recently.

Officials said the aircraft was carrying 189 passengers and crew - 178 adult passengers, two babies and one infant in addition to two pilots and six other aircraft crew.

Lion Air is a privately owned airline dating from 1999, and is one of Asia's big budget airliners. The plane's fuselage and black box nor any of the passengers have been found at this moment.

Indonesia, a vast archipelago, is heavily reliant on air travel, but many of its airlines have a poor safety record. Suneja had 6,000 flight hours of experience and the co-pilot has 5,000 flight hours, according to news agency Bloomberg.

Indonesia's finance ministry says that 20 of its officials were on board the flight.



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