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Lion Air Flight 610

2018 aircraft crash in the Java Sea off the coast of Karawang, Indonesia

Lion Airlines Flight 610 was a scheduled domestic passenger flight operated by Lion Air from Soekarno–Hatta International Airport in Jakarta to Depati Amir Airport in Pangkal Pinang. It crashed shortly after takeoff on 29 October 2018.[1][2] Wreckage from the aircraft was found offshore from the island of Java.[3]

According to The Straits Times, 181 passengers, including 178 adults and three children, were on board the aircraft, as well as six cabin crew and two pilots.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Lion Air Boeing Passenger Jet Has Crashed, Says Rescue Agency". Bloomberg News. 28 October 2018. Retrieved 28 October 2018.
  2. Media, Kompas Cyber (29 October 2018). "Pesawat Lion Air JT-610 Rute Jakarta-Pangkal Pinang Hilang Kontak - Kompas.com". KOMPAS.com. Retrieved 29 October 2018.
  3. Massola, James; Rompies, Karuni; Rosa, Amilia (29 October 2018). "Lion Air flight crashes in Indonesia". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 29 October 2018.
  4. Chan, Francis; Soeriaatmadja, Wahyudi (29 October 2018). "Lion Air plane carrying 188 on board crashes into sea shortly after take-off from Jakarta". The Straits Times. Retrieved 29 October 2018.