Indonesia plane crash: Body parts found off Jakarta coast
Jakarta : Officials in Indonesia have recovered the body parts off the coast of the capital Jakarta where the Sriwijaya Air Flight SJY182 with 62 people on board was crashed.
“As of this morning, we’ve received two (body) bags, one with passenger belongings and the other with body parts,” Jakarta police spokesman Yusri Yunus told Metro TV.
Indonesia transport minister Budi Karya Sumadi on Sunday confirmed the crash of ill-fated Boeing 737-500 plane of the Indonesian airlines; the plane had lost contact with the air traffic controller four minutes after its take off.
56 passengers and 6 crew members were on board when the flight crashed. It has been learned that all on the flight were Indonesians.
The plane had departed from the Soekarno-Hatta international airport in Jakarta at 2.36 PM (local time). According to Sumadi, the last contact with the plane was made by aviation authorities four minutes after its takeoff.