Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8 Crashed in Tanjung Karawang, Indonesia


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Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8 Crashed in Tanjung Karawang, Indonesia. BASARNAS (Indonesia National Search and Rescue Agency) confirms that the Lion Air JT 610 aircraft crashes. Previously, the aircraft flew Jakarta-Pangkal Pinang highway had lost contact.

"It is confirmed A1 (fell)," said Yusuf Latif, public relations manager at BASARNAS, on Monday, Oct 29 2018.

"In the Karawang region," he added.

Lion Air departs from Soekarno-Hatta airport at 6:20 am local time, destination of Pangkal Pinang. Then he lost contact at 6:33 am.

The flight registered as JT 610,  Jakarta-Pangkal Pinang aircraft crashed in Karawang, West Java. The aircraft transported 189 people.

The head of KNKT (National Transport Safety Commission), Soerjanto Tjahjono, said the aircraft had transported 189 people. "178 adults, 1 child, 2 babies, 2 pilots and 6 cabin crew," Soerjanto said at a press conference in Basarnas and NTSC in Jakarta on the same day.

Until this time, fuselage and black box have not been founded yet.

The aircraft should have landed at the Depati Amir airport in Pangkal Pinang at 07.10 am.

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Here is several picture on crash site:

Lion Air JT-610 Crash Site, Its About 100 Feet Depth

Lion Air JT-610 Crash Site, Its About 100 Feet Depth


Lion Air JT-610 Boeing 737 MAX 8 Vertical Stabilizer

Lion Air JT-610 Boeing 737 MAX 8 Vertical Stabilizer

After day 3 since the accident, Indonesian Navy that joined search and rescue operation founded the FDR (Flight Data Recorder).

This means the authority could starts downloading and extracting data of the flight then working out the accident cause. Meanwhile the VCR (Voice Cockpit Recorder) is still missing.

Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8 JT610 FDR

Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8 JT610 FDR (Flight Data Recorder)