Sabtu, 09 Januari 2021

Indonesian Sriwijaya Air 737-500 goes missing after taking off from Jakarta - ABC News

A Sriwijaya Air plane with more than 50 people on board has lost contact after taking off from Indonesian capital Jakarta on Saturday en route to the city of Pontianak in West Kalimantan province.

FlightRadar24 data showed the aircraft apparently lost more than 10,000 feet of altitude in less than one minute shortly after departure from Jakarta.

Adita Irawati, spokesperson from the Indonesian Ministry of Communications confirmed to local media that the flight "lost contact".

"We are currently investigating and coordinating with the National Search and Rescue Agency and the National Transportation Safety Committee," she told local media Tribunnews.

"We will provide further information when there are other developments."

Sriwijaya Air said in a statement it is still gathering more detailed information regarding the flight before it can make any statement.

The aircraft is a 27-year-old Boeing 737-500, according to registration details included in the tracking data.

More to come.


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2021-01-09 11:09:00Z

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