A domestic passenger plane from Jakarta, Indonesia to Pangkal Pinang, crashed into the sea 13 minutes after flying on Monday morning. Indonesia’s search and rescue agency spokesman Yusuf Latif confirmed the crash of the aircraft. The reason for the accident is not clear right now. The missing aircraft is Boeing-737 Max 8.
According to Sutopo Purwo, head of Indonesia’s Disaster Relief Agency, 188 people were in the plane. They had 181 passengers, including 3 children. Apart from this, there were 2 pilots and 5 crew members. He also shared some photos of the incident.
In the data of Flydar, a website that has information about flights from all over the world, Lion Air Flight JT610 is shown locally at around 6:20 in the morning, after 13 minutes of takeoff is lost above sea level. According to the data, the plane’s height was continuously decreasing before it disappeared. Just before the signal breakdown, the aircraft was at an altitude of about 3650 feet. The speed was also increasing.
2013 also crashed Lion Air’s aircraft: Lion Air is Indonesia’s cheap air service. In 2013, the Lion Air Flight crashed into the sea before landing at Ngurah Roy International Airport in Bali. All 108 passengers aboard in it survived. In 2004, the plane, which was carrying Lion Air from Jakarta, crashed into the 538 Solo cities. 25 people died in this.
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