CONTACT LOST WITH SRIWIJAYA AIR B737 MINUTES AFTER TAKEOFF
Contact has been lost with a Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500, shortly after take-off from Jakarta en route to Pontianak. Flight SJ182 lost over 10,000 feet of altitude in less than a minute, sparking a massive search-and-rescue response from Indonesian authorities.
Indonesian Navy assists in SAR operations for the Sriwijaya Air 737 with troops and patrol boats. Exact position of the aircraft is not expected until morning. https://t.co/oLqLiP7HR8 pic.twitter.com/LWs0G1P1QP— Breaking Aviation News & Videos (@breakingavnews) January 9, 2021