Indonesia’s Sriwijaya Air Flight SJ182 lost contact after takeoff from Jakarta


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Sriwijaya Air flight #SJ182 was lost at 07:40 UTC time after 4 minutes of departure from CGK Soekarno Hatta en route to PKG Punyianak the altitude drop from 10,000 ft of altitudeto 250 ft.

An Indonesian Sriwijaya Air passenger plane is feared to have crashed into the sea after the Boeing 737 lost contact with air traffic control in Jakarta, flight tracking data showing the jet plunged into a steep dive four minutes after take-off.

A Sriwijaya Air plane with more than 60 people on board has lost contact after taking off from the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, on Saturday, January 9, 2021.

According to Routers, “A Sriwijaya Air plane crashed into the sea minutes after taking off from Indonesia’s capital Jakarta on a domestic flight with 62 people on board, and their fate was not known.”

“A Sriwijaya (Air) plane from Jakarta to Pontianak (on Borneo island) with call sign SJY182 has lost contact,” said ministry spokesman Adita Irawati.

“It last made contact at 2:40 pm (0740 GMT).”

Indonesia’s search and rescue agency and the National Transportation Safety Commission were also investigating, Irawati said.

“Statement by the Deputy for Operations and Preparedness of Basarnas, Bambang Suryohadi regarding the Sriwijaya AIr SJ-182 aircraft that MISSED CONTACT, CNN.”

This is what we know about Sriwijaya Air flight #SJ182 based on ADS-B data.

Route: Jakarta to Pontianak
Callsign: SJY182
Aircraft: Boeing 737-500, PK-CLC
Take off: 07:36 UTC
Highest altitude: 10,900 feet
Last altitude: 250 feet
Signal lost: 07:40 UTC

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