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#SJ182: Plane debris pulled from the sea after Indonesian Boeing 737 vanished from radar

Plane debris pulled from the sea after the Indonesian Boeing 737 disappeared from radar four minutes after take-off from Jakarta with 122 passengers on board.

A search and rescue operation is currently underway.

Sriwijaya Air flight SJ182 – a Boeing 737-500 – was flying from the Indonesian capital Jakarta on Saturday to Pontianak, with more than 50 people on board.

As being reported, Local Fishermen have found parts from SJ182 that went missing just minutes after departure from the airport in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Local media reported that the flight manifest listed 46 passengers, 7 children, 3 babies, and 6 flight crew.



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

SJ182  was flying from Jakarta to Pontianak City. The aircraft’s last contact was made at 2:40 pm local time. 

A search and rescue operation is underway.

Saman Siddiqui

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.

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