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Indonesian Airliner Crashes Into the Sea After Take-Off


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Sriwijaya Air plane lost contact about 4 minutes after taking off from Jakarta, en route to Pontianak. Flight SJ 182 was operated by a Boeing 737-500 (26 years old).

62 people were on board - 50 passengers and 12 crew members. Among the passengers were 7 children, including 3 infants.

https://www.reuters.com/article/indonesia-crash/indonesias-sriwijaya-air-lost-contact-after-taking-off-from-jakarta-media-idUSJ9N2C201X

Aircraft that crashed:

Ex-Continental and ex-United aircraft

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Just now, Daylight Oreos said:

Oh my god, were there any survivors?

Highly doubt so. It's believed to have nosedived into the sea. It lost 1000ft of altitude in just a minute.

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