Sriwijaya Air Flight 182

scheduled domestic passenger flight in Indonesia, lost on 9 January 2021

Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 was a flight that was supposed to go from Jakarta to Pontianak, another city in Indonesia. On 9 January 2021, the flight crashed into the sea four minutes after leaving the airport. There were 62 people on the plane. Everyone on board was killed.[5]

Sriwijaya Air Flight 182
A view of the plane pushing back on the apron, seen from the left side. Behind it is an Air Asia A320 parked at its gate.
PK-CLC, the aircraft involved in the accident,
in December 2017 (its livery was later changed).[1]
Date9 January 2021 (9 January 2021)
SummaryCrashed; under investigation
(Search ongoing)
SiteSomewhere over Laki Island, Near Thousand Islands, Java Sea
05°57′36″S 106°34′30″E / 5.96000°S 106.57500°E / -5.96000; 106.57500
Aircraft typeBoeing 737-524
Aircraft nameCitra
OperatorSriwijaya Air
IATA flight No.SJ182
ICAO flight No.SJY182
Call signSRIWIJAYA 182
Flight originSoekarno–Hatta International Airport, Jakarta, Indonesia
DestinationSupadio International Airport, Pontianak, Borneo / Kalimantan Island, Indonesia
Crew12 (including 6 non-operating crew)[2][3][4]



The flight was supposed to take off from Soekarno–Hatta International Airport at 13:25 local time and arrive at Supadio International Airport on the island of Java in Pontianak at 15:00 local time. Pontianak is the capital of the province of West Kalimantan and is on the island of Borneo.[6]

The flight took off at 14:36, much later than it was supposed to. Four minutes later, it lost radar contact with people at the airport.



There were 62 people on the plane. 50 of them were passengers while 12 of them were crew members.

Search and rescue


People who went to the area found parts of the plane, jet fuel, things that belonged to passengers, and body parts there.


  1. Ranter, Harro. "Photo of Boeing 737-524 (WL) PK-CLC - Aviation Safety Network". Retrieved 2021-01-10.
  2. "Kemenhub: Ada 50 Penumpang dan 12 Kru di Pesawat Sriwijaya Air yang Hilang Kontak". Kompas. Retrieved 10 January 2021.
  3. "Manifest Sriwijaya Air SJ-182: 50 Penumpang, 6 Kru Aktif dan 6 Ekstra Kru". Liputan6. Retrieved 10 January 2021.
  4. "Menhub: Sriwijaya Air SJ182 Angkut 50 Penumpang dan 12 Kru". Kompas. Retrieved 10 January 2021.
  5. "Indonesia crash: Sriwijaya Air plane's flight data recorder retrieved". BBC News. 12 January 2021. Archived from the original on 13 January 2021. Retrieved 13 January 2021.
  6. "PK-CLC Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-524(WL)". Planespotters. Archived from the original on 9 January 2021. Retrieved 9 January 2021.