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Information on Lion Air Flight JT-610 Route Soekarno-Hatta, Tangerang to Pangkalpinang
TANGERANG, BANTEN – 29 October 2018
Lion Air flight JT610 en-route to Pangkalpinang has crashed near Kerawang (S 5’49.052” E 107’ 06.628” ), 13 minutes after taking off from Jakarta Soekarno Hatta International Airport at 6:20 AM.
The flight carried 178 adults, 1 child and 2 infant, including 3 crew under training and 1 technician.
The aircraft is a Boeing 737 MAX 8 with registration number PK-LQP. It is made in 2018 and started its operation at Lion Air since 15 August 2018. The aircraft was declared operationally feasible.
The aircraft is commanded by Captain. Bhavye Suneja and co-pilot Harvino with six cabin crew Shintia Melina, Citra Noivita Anggelia, Alviani Hidayatul Solikha, Damayanti Simarmata, Mery Yulianda, and Deny Maula. The captain has 6,000 flight hours and the co-pilot has more than 5,000 flight hours.
Lion Air is concerned with the incident and will work with the relevant authorities and agencies on this matter.
The number to the crisis center is 021-80820001 and for customer information 021-80820002.
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