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Indonesia detects emergency signal of crashed passenger jet; find human parts, debris

Indonesian authorities found the location of the crashed Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 passenger flight SJ182 that disappeared shortly after take off from capital Jakarta. The jet was carrying 62 people when it disappeared from radar four minutes into its journey to Pontianak in West Kalimantan province. On Sunday, signals thought to be from the jet’s […]

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Indonesia’s Sriwijaya Air passenger plane with 62 people on board feared crashed

An Indonesian commercial flight with an estimated 62 people on board has gone missing shortly after take-off from capital Jakarta. The Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 lost contact en route to Pontianak in West Kalimantan province after taking off just after 2.30pm, officials said. Flight tracking website Flightradar24.com said the aircraft had lost more than 3,000m […]