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Indonesian plane reportedly missing after disappearing from radar

Authorities lost contact with Boeing 737 flight over Indonesia

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Indonesian plane is reported to be missing after disappearing from radar in Jakarta. The plane is believed to be carrying more than 55 passengers onboard.

According to the emerging details, authorities lost contact with a Boeing 737 flight over Indonesia.

The Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 reportedly dropped 10,000ft in 60 seconds before disappearing from radar according to data from Flight tracking apps.

Flight SJY192 was flying from Jakarta to Pontianak City. The aircraft’s last contact was reportedly made at 2:40 pm local time. 

A spokeswoman for Indonesia’s transport ministry has confirmed that search and rescue operations had been launched for the missing plane.

This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly.

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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.