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Lion Air Flight JT610 crashes into the ocean after starting from Jakarta | World News

A passenger ship traveling from Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang in Indonesia has crashed into the sea, according to the country's…

A passenger ship traveling from Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang in Indonesia has crashed into the sea, according to the country’s rescue service.

“It has been confirmed that it crashed”, Yusuf Latif, a spokesman for agency, said by sms when asked about the planet’s fate.

Flight JT610 lost contact 13 minutes after starting, according to the official. Jeten was a Boeing 737 MAX 8, which can accommodate up to 200 passengers, according to Flightradar 24 flight tracking service.

It was not immediately clear how many were on board.

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“We can not comment now,” said Edward Sirait, CEO of Lion Air Group. “We are trying to gather all information and data.”

A search and rescue campaign has been launched for the planet, which departed Jakarta at 6.20 on Monday. It was planned to land at Pangkal Pinang at 7.20.

Reports received at the Tanjung Priok port in northern Jakarta indicate that the remains of the planet had been discovered.

A ship traitor, Suyadi, told Jakarta Post to At 6:45 pm he received a report from a tugboat that identified a downward plan.

“At 7:15 pm, the tugboat reported that it had arrived and the crew saw a hull of a plane,” said Suyadi. no reports of the passengers on board.

A tanker and cargo vessel approached the site and a search and rescue vessel was also on its way.

The accident is the first reported to be involved Is the highly-sold Boeing 737 MAX, an updated, more fuel-efficient version of the manufacturer’s single-axis work shaft. The first Boeing 737 MAX jet was introduced in service 2017.

This is a developing story ..,. Please check back for updates

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