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Indonesia: Sriwijaya Air plane loses contact shortly after takeoff

09/01/2021 04:58 PM | Click to read full article

A Sriwijaya Air plane lost contact shortly after takeoff from the Indonesian capital of Jakarta on Saturday, government spokesman Adita Irawati."It last made contact at 2:40 p.m. (0740 UTC)," Irawati said.

Flight tracking showed the flight path of flight SJ182 ending off the coast just north of Jakarta after losing altitude. There are no official confirmations of a crash.