The Indonesian Navy announced the discovery of the site of the crash of a Boeing 737 airliner
The Indonesian authorities said that they discovered the site that they believe is the wreck of the missing plane that crashed into the sea shortly after it took off from the country’s capital yesterday.
The “Sriogaya” plane disappeared from radar only four minutes after take-off and was heading to Pontianak in West Kalimantan province, There were 62 passengers on board
“We have detected signals at two points,” said Pagus Puruhito, head of the Indonesian Search and Rescue Agency. “This might be the black box.
Jakarta Police spokesman Yusra Yunus added that two bags were found, one containing body parts of victims and the other containing some possessions for the passengers, and the search is still going on and Witnesses said they saw and heard at least one explosion.
According to registration details, the Boeing 737-500 was 26 years old.
Sriwijaya Aviation CEO Irwin Gawina told reporters the plane was in good condition. He said takeoff was delayed by 30 minutes due to heavy rain.
sources :bbc news