Divers Continue Searching for Victims of Lion Air Crash
Muhammad Al Hasan • 09 November 2018 13:22 WIBtransportation (en)
According to reports, the National Police Disaster has received 194 body bags. As of Friday morning, its disaster victim identification unit has identified 71 victims.
"The post-mortem center has received 194 body bags," Police Disaster Victim Identifitication Unit commander Senior Commisioner Lisda Cancer in a written statement.
The Lion Air flight JT610 crashed in waters near Karawang on October 29. It went down in waters about 30-35 metres deep.
The aircraft departed from Jakarta to Pangkalpinang at 06:20 AM Western Indonesia Time (WIB). It lost contact with air traffic control around 13 minutes after taking off.
The flight was carrying a total of 189 passengers and crew members. It was operated by Boeing 737 MAX 8 registration PK-LQP.