AdChoiceTV News — The coordinates have been found and have been given to all Navy vessels in the area,’ says Navy official Abdul Rasyid.
The Indonesian Navy has determined the coordinates of a Sriwijaya Air plane that went missing after taking off from the capital Jakarta and ships have been deployed to the location, Navy official Abdul Rasyid said on Saturday, January 9.
“The coordinates have been found and have been given to all Navy vessels in the area,” he told reporters.
The plane is thought to have 62 people on board – including 12 crew members – and lost contact after taking off from Indonesia’s capital Jakarta on Saturday. Rescuers said suspected debris had been found in the sea off the city.
The Boeing 737-500, en route to Pontianak in West Kalimantan, disappeared from radar screens after taking off just after 2:30 pm (0730 GMT). — via Sean Tyler Chan / AdChoiceTV News