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Indonesia Aircraft With 189 Passengers Crashes Into Sea

Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft carrying at least 189 passengers have been reported to have crashed into the sea north of Java Island.

The Aircraft was flying from the Capital Jakarta to the Island of Sumatra.

A number of 189 people were on board the aircraft, also that report from Indonesia’s search and rescue agency said on Monday that there are likely no survivors from the aircraft which crashed into the sea of north Java Island- Al-Jazeera.

“We need to find the main wreckage,” Bambang Suryo, operational director of the agency, told reporters.

“I predict there are no survivors, based on body parts found so far,” Suryo said.

While search is still, debris and belongings at the site of the crash have been retrieved, however, reports from Reuters, have it that remains of human are recovered.

An official from Indonesia’s safety transport committee said he could not confirm the cause of the crash – Al-Jazeera.

“We will collect all data from the control tower,” said Soerjanto Tjahjono. “The plane is so modern, it transmits data from the plane and that we will review, too. But the most important is the black box.”

It was reported that the aircraft left Jakarta, and lost contact at about 6:30 am local time, 13 minutes after takeoff. meanwhile, before the aircraft crashed into the sea, it was flying above sea level, the pilot requested to return to base.

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