The likely crash site of a Boeing 737 passenger plane was found in the Java Sea, with divers reporting wreckage at a depth of 23 meters. This is reported by the Associated Press with reference to the commander of the Indonesian Armed Forces, Hadi Tiajanto.
“We received reports from the diving team that the visibility in the water was good, which allowed us to find some parts of the aircraft. We are sure that it was here that the plane crashed, ”said Tiajanto.
According to Flight Radar, a flight of the Indonesian airline Sriwijaya Air, en route from Jakarta to Potianak, disappeared from radar four minutes after departure. Later it became known that the plane fell into the water.
There could be 59 people on board, including at least six children. According to other sources, 62 people flew on the plane, including 10 children and six crew members. There were no Russians among the passengers.