Indonesian plane crashes into sea 10 minutes after take-off, 189 aboard

Indionesia’s Lion Air flight with 189 people on board crashed into sea about ten minutes after take-off from it’s capital early Monday.

24 NewsThe airliner said it lost contact with Flight JT-610 at about 13 minutes after taking off from the airport. The search agency found debris of the plane in Java Sea, it added.

The plane was scheduled for a 1 hour and 10 minutes flight to Pangkal Pinang on an island chain off Sumatra.

Relatives wait anxiously at the airport for latest updates
Relatives wait anxiously at the airport for latest updates

There were reportedly 178 adults, 1 child and two babies apart from crew of 8 including 2 pilots.

Anxious relatives have gathered at Pankal Pinang airport for latest updates.

There was no immediate word on any survivors.

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