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Offbeat Boeing disappeared in Indonesia: searches continue, time is running out

10:55  12 january  2021
10:55  12 january  2021 Source:   lepoint.fr

Crash of a Boeing 737: The plane missing in Indonesia did not emit a distress signal

 Crash of a Boeing 737: The plane missing in Indonesia did not emit a distress signal A Boeing 737 disappeared in the Java Sea this Saturday with 62 people on board © Achmad Ibrahim / AP / SIPA The remains of the missing Boeing, illustration FLIGHT - A Boeing 737 disappeared in the Java Sea this Saturday with 62 people on board The crew of the Boeing which crashed off Indonesia with 62 people on board did not send a distress signal before falling at sea, an investigator said on Monday as divers search for aircraft remains and black boxes.

Indonesian divers on Monday were still searching for the black boxes of a crashed jet that nosedived into the Java Sea on The Boeing 737-500 disappeared from radar screens four minutes later after the pilot contacted air traffic control to ascend to an "That was the last time I had contact with him".

The Indonesian National Search and Rescue Agency also said it had found pieces of debris The aviation sector in Indonesia , a developing country of thousands of inhabited islands, has been Whatever the cause, the crash comes at a terrible time for Boeing , whose reputation and bottom line

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C ' is a real race against time which has begun to find the remains of the company's Boeing 737-500 Sriwijaya Air which crashed on the edge of the island of Java, in Indonesia , Saturday January 9. On Tuesday, the divers continued their research in order to be able to bring the debris of the device to the surface when a first victim of the crash was identified. In total, no less than 3,600 people are mobilized to try to recover the remains of the 62 people who were on board the plane when it disappeared. The black boxes of the machine are also still sought after: these flight recorders could thus provide a better understanding of what may have caused the accident.

Indonesia plane crash: Black boxes located as human remains recovered

  Indonesia plane crash: Black boxes located as human remains recovered Rescuers searching for the wreckage of an Indonesian passenger jet that crashed into the ocean with 62 people on board on Saturday say they have located the plane's black box flight recorder and obtained communications data. © Dany Krisnadhi/AFP/Getty Images TOPSHOT - Rescue workers carry recovered debris at the port in Jakarta on January 10, 2021, during the search operation for Sriwijaya Air flight SJY182 which crashed after takeoff from Jakarta on January 9.

A Boeing 737 passenger plane carrying 62 people is believed to have crashed into the sea shortly after take-off from Indonesia 's capital Jakarta. The Sriwijaya Air disappeared from radars four minutes into its journey to Pontianak in West Kalimantan province.

A Boeing (NYSE: BA) 737 operated by Indonesia 's Sriwijaya Air crashed on Saturday, presumably killing all 62 people on board. Indonesia has endured more than its fair share of recent airline tragedies. After all, the newsletter they have run for over a decade, Motley Fool Stock Advisor, has

An underwater robot has been put into service as well as sonars to help divers. Sriwijaya Air's Boeing 737-500 crashed roughly 10,000 feet (3,000 meters) in less than a minute and plunged into the Java Sea. The authorities have not given any clue at this stage as to what could have caused the accident of this 26-year-old aircraft a few minutes after take-off.

Difficult victim identification

Images broadcast by the Navy show divers swimming in the middle of the debris, with dozens of boats present in the area and helicopters. But the black boxes could be hidden under the mud or under pieces of fuselage in these waters some 23 meters deep in the region of the "thousand islands" crossed by strong currents. Divers "have to overcome the mud and the lack of visibility," said Yusuf Latif, spokesperson for Indonesian relief.

Indonesia Pilot Had Decades of Flying Experience Before Crash

  Indonesia Pilot Had Decades of Flying Experience Before Crash The retrieval of the black boxes from the wreckage of Indonesia’s Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 will shed light on why the Boeing Co. 737-500 jet, a 27-year workhorse of the skies, plunged into the Java Sea just minutes after take off. Until that time, there are questions over what caused the tragedy. Human error, bad weather and equipment malfunction are all possibilities. On paper at least, both pilots were highly experienced, in command of an aircraft with a relatively good safety record. Sriwijaya Air, despite being little known outside of Indonesia, has a solid history too, with no fatal accidents since its establishment in 2003.

Indonesia 's National Search and Rescue Agency team was continuing a search operation for the Indonesian rescuers pulled out body parts, pieces of clothing and scraps of metal from the Java The Boeing 737-500 jet disappeared minutes after taking off from Jakarta, Indonesia 's capital, during

Indonesian rescue workers have laid out debris found during their search for the Sriwijaya Air crash. The Boeing 737 aeroplane left Jakarta with 62 people on board, but vanished from the radar on its way to Borneo island on Saturday.

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Several dozen bags were filled with human remains collected in the sea and were transferred to a police hospital where investigators are trying to identify them. The police confirmed the identification of a first victim, Okky Bisma, a 29-year-old flight attendant, thanks to the fingerprint of one of his hands brought to the surface. The relatives of the victims are asked to give DNA extracts for identification. 62 people, including 10 children, all Indonesians, were on board the flight to Pontianak, a town on the Indonesian part of the island of Borneo No distress signal issued

Nurcahyo Utomo, investigator for the Indonesian agency Transport Safety Officer (NTSC), indicated that the crew had not issued a distress signal before the accident. "There is no mention of an emergency situation or anything of that type" in the conversations recorded between the crew and the control tower, he told the Agence France- Press . Preliminary data suggests that "most likely" the aircraft was still intact when it hit the water.

Indonesia uses unmanned undersea vehicle in hunt for air crash victims, 'black boxes'

  Indonesia uses unmanned undersea vehicle in hunt for air crash victims, 'black boxes' Indonesia uses unmanned undersea vehicle in hunt for air crash victims, 'black boxes'The Boeing 737-500 plane with 62 people on board plunged into the Java Sea Saturday afternoon, four minutes after taking off from Jakarta's main airport.

The Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737 was carrying 62 people when it vanished from radar on its journey to Borneo. "We have located the position of the black The BBC's Jerome Wirawan in Jakarta says the latest events will bring up difficult questions and emotions in Indonesia , whose airline industry has

Indonesia 's National Search and Rescue Agency team was continuing a search operation for the (Bloomberg) -- Search teams at the site of the Sriwijaya Air crash in Indonesia have sent body bags Indonesian rescuers pulled out body parts, pieces of clothing and scraps of metal from the Java Sea

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According to aviation specialists, the flight data indicates that the aircraft deviated sharply from its intended path before collapsing suddenly. They point out that the investigation into the causes of the accident could take months. This is the first fatal accident involving Sriwijaya since the company's inception in 2003. But the airline industry in Indonesia has seen regular tragedies in recent years and several airlines from that country have been banned in Europe until in 2018.

In October 2018, 189 people died in the crash of a Boeing 737 MAX operated by Lion Air, which also crashed into the Java Sea, twelve minutes after taking off from Jakarta. An accident involving the same airplane model in Ethiopia resulted in the immobilization for months of this type of aircraft and a questioning of the manufacturer . Sriwijaya's plane does not belong to the controversial new generation of Boeing 737 MAX. This is a “classic” Boeing 737.

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