It is believed that Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 crashed into the sea shortly after take-off.
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Human body parts believed to be linked to the missing Sriwijaya Air plane were found by the Indonesian investigation team yesterday.
Jakarta police spokesman Yusri Yunus informed the media that the remains were found off the coast of Jakarta, at a location where Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 with 62 people on board is believed to have crashed.
The police also collected two bags of remains, containing passenger belongings and body parts.
Indonesian aviation authorities lost contact with domestic flight Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 on Saturday, 9 January 2021, at around 3.30pm (Malaysia time) after it took off from the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta en route to Pontianak.
Indonesian National Search and Rescue Agency (BASARNAS), in a press conference, said they have found debris in the water between Pulau Laki and Pulau Lancang which is likely, but not confirmed, to be from the plane.
Flight tracking website Flightradar24 tweeted that the flight lost more than 3,000 metres of altitude in less than a minute four minutes after taking off.
This is what we know about Sriwijaya Air flight #SJ182 based on ADS-B data.— Flightradar24 (@flightradar24) January 9, 2021
Route: Jakarta to Pontianak
Aircraft: Boeing 737-500, PK-CLC
Take off: 07:36 UTC
Highest altitude: 10,900 feet
Last altitude: 250 feet
Signal lost: 07:40 UTChttps://t.co/fNZqlIR2dz pic.twitter.com/CPzFJdsuJZ
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