Indonesian Authorities Have Lost Contact With Sriwijaya Air Flight 182

Update (0651 ET): Indonesian news outlet Detikcom said Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 “crashed around the island of Laki , Kepulauan Seribu.” 

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Update (0633 ET): Local Indonesian new channel BeritaSatu reports that Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 was carrying 59 passengers. 

The local news outlet also posted a picture of first responders holding a “suspected” part of the aircraft. 

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According to Bloomberg, Indonesian aviation authorities have reported that Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 has disappeared from radar shortly after takeoff. 

Aviation website Flightradar24 said there are reports of “a missing Boeing 737-500 in Indonesia.”

Flightradar24 said, “Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 lost more than 10.000 feet of altitude in less than one minute, about 4 minutes after departure from Jakarta.” 

Sriwijaya Air Flight 182’s Speed & Altitude Graph 

Sriwijaya Air Flight 182’s Flight Map

Sky News reports that Indonesia’s transport ministry said a “search and rescue investigation is underway after contact was lost with Sriwijaya Air flight SJY 182 from Jakarta to Pontianak.” 

*This story is developing.