Boeing airplane goes lacking in Indonesia

The airplane misplaced greater than 10,000 ft of altitude in lower than one minute.

January 9, 2021, 11:16 AM

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A passenger airplane has gone lacking in Indonesia.

“Sriwijaya Air flight #SJ182 lost more than 10.000 feet of altitude in less than one minute, about 4 minutes after departure from Jakarta,” Flightradar24 tweeted Saturday morning.

They added that the flight was operated by a Boeing 737-500 “classic” with registration quantity PK-CLC (MSN 27323).

Flightradar24 stated the airplane took off at 07:36 UTC time and the ADS-B sign was misplaced minutes later, at at 07:40:27.

The flight was en route from Jakarta to Pontianak in Indonesia.

The highest altitude it reached was 10,900 ft and the final altitude recorded was 250 ft.

The Ministry of Transportation workplace in Jakarta confirmed to ABC News that the flight misplaced contact after departing from Soekarno–Hatta International Airport in Jakarta.

A seek for the airplane is now beginning and the state of affairs is underneath investigation.

The first flight for this plane was in May 1994. It is 26 years previous, Flightradar24 stated.

This is a creating story.

ABC News‘ Aicha El Hammar Castano contributed to this report.

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