Udayavni Special

Indonesia plane crash: Body parts found, says official, search operations underway


PTI, Jan 10, 2021, 10:15 AM IST

AP photo

Jakarta: Indonesian rescuers pulled out body parts, pieces of clothing and scraps of metal from the Java Sea early on Sunday morning, a day after a Boeing 737-500 with 62 people onboard crashed shortly after takeoff from Jakarta, officials said.

Officials were hopeful they were honing in on the wreckage of Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 after sonar equipment detected a signal from the aircraft.

Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi told reporters that authorities have launched massive search efforts after identifying “the possible location of the crash site”.

“These pieces were found by the SAR team between Lancang Island and Laki Island,” National Search and Rescue Agency Bagus Puruhito in a statement.

“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.

Udayavani is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest news.

Top News

COVID-19: India records 14,849 fresh cases, 155 more fatalities

Puttur: Youth forcibly marries, abducts bethrothed girl

M’luru: Three vehicles damaged after peepal tree near Venkataramana Temple collapses

Sullia: Tree park honouring Salumarada Timmakka opened

India working on 5th-gen fighter, some 6th-gen capabilities will be incorporated in it: IAF chief

Around 25K tractors to participate in ‘kisan parade’ on Republic Day

RLD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav’s health worsens, airlifted to AIIMS Delhi


Related Articles More

Biden talks to British PM, Mexican Prez over phone

Larry King, broadcasting giant for half-century, dies at 87

Vijay Mallya applies for ‘another route’ to stay in UK, says his lawyer

WHO chief Ghebreyesus thanks PM Modi for ‘continued support’ to global COVID-19 response

Chinese military personnel to get ‘bumper’ pay hike: media report

MUST WATCH

The lorry driver’s disaster on the national highway: Hundreds of lives saved | Udayavani

Compol appeals people to share info regarding any untoward developments through Whatsapp

Mangaluru: Police arrest nine students for alleged ragging

Remembering Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose | Asha Raghuvamshi

Inter-state Ganja smuggling racket busted: 7 held, 44.630 kgs of Marijuana seized

Latest Additions

Seven more states to administer Covaxin from next week: Health Ministry

M-cap of 4 of top-10 valued firms jumps over Rs 1.15 lakh crore; RIL biggest gainer

COVID-19: India records 14,849 fresh cases, 155 more fatalities

Puttur: Youth forcibly marries, abducts bethrothed girl

M’luru: Three vehicles damaged after peepal tree near Venkataramana Temple collapses

Thanks for visiting Udayavani

You seem to have an Ad Blocker on.
To continue reading, please turn it off or whitelist Udayavani.