Indonesia plane believed to have crashed shortly after take-off from Jakarta

first_imgMissing submarine found broken at bottom of Bali Sea April 27, 2021 Sinabung volcano unleashed a burst of hot ash in Indonesia August 24, 2020 AdvertisementA high-ranking Basarnas officer said at a press conference that their officers on the ground are finding debris around Lancang Island – located in chain of islands to the north of Jakarta’s coast – where the plane lost contact.The debris will be passed to the National Transportation Safety Committee to be investigated, he said, adding that is not confirmed if that debris belongs to the missing plane.Flight SJY 182 lost contact 11 nautical miles north of Jakarta’s Soekarno – Hatta International Airport at an altitude of 11,000 feet while climbing to 13,000 feet, Antara reported. AdvertisementTags: indonesiaJakarta Human remains, plane wreckage pulled from crash site of Indonesian jet January 11, 2021 RELATEDTOPICScenter_img The plane dropped 10,000 feet in less than a minute before disappearing from the radar, according to the global flight tracking service Flightradar24. The drop happened about four minutes after takeoff, it said.In a statement, Sriwijaya Air said that they were “in contact with various related parties to get more detailed information” regarding the incident and that they will “immediately issue an official statement” when more information was clear.The Transport Ministry said it isinvestigating and coordinating with Basarnas and the National Committee for Transport Safety.The plane, registered PK CLC, is a Boeing 737-500, according to CNN. The aircraft is 26 years old, according to Flightradar24.A Boeing spokesperson told CNN in a statement that they are “aware of media reports from Jakarta, and are closely monitoring the situation.”“We are working to gather more information,” they said.Sriwijaya Air, a low-cost airline and Indonesia’s third largest carrier, transports more than 950,000 passengers per month from its Jakarta hub to 53 destinations within Indonesia and three regional countries, according to the company’s website.In June 2018, it was removed from the European Union’s list of banned air carriers, 11 years after it was placed on that list.Indonesia has a poor air safety record, and aviation incidents are not uncommon.Indonesia’s population of 270 million people rely heavily on air transport to commute between islands across the archipelago, which stretches over more than 3,000 miles, around the same distance between London and New York.The-CNN-Wire™ & © 2021 Cable News Network, Inc., a WarnerMedia Company. All rights reserved. Officials search for missing submarine that runs out of oxygen soon April 23, 2021 A Sriwijaya Air plane carrying 62 people on board is believed to have crashed shortly after taking off from Jakarta, according to Indonesia’s Head Of National Transportation Safety Committee, Suryanto Cahyono.Sriwijaya Air flightSJY 182 from Jakarta to Pontianak lost contact at 2:40 p.m. Western Indonesian Time (2:40 a.m. ET) on Saturday, CNN reports.The missing Indonesia plane was carrying 50 passengers – 43 adults and 7 children – as well as 12 crew members, Indonesia’s Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi said during a press conference.Indonesia’s search and rescue agency, Basarnas, is now conducting a search operation, he added. AdvertisementRecommended ArticlesBrie Larson Reportedly Replacing Robert Downey Jr. As The Face Of The MCURead more81 commentsGal Gadot Reportedly Being Recast As Wonder Woman For The FlashRead more29 commentsDC Young Fly knocks out heckler (video) – Rolling OutRead more6 comments’Mortal Kombat’ Exceeded Expectations Says WarnerMedia ExecutiveRead more2 commentsDo You Remember Bob’s Big Boy?Read more1 commentsKISS Front Man Paul Stanley Reveals This Is The End Of KISS As A Touring Band, For RealRead more1 commentslast_img

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