Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended his inmost acknowledgements to the households of the victims who lost their lives in the crash of Sriwijaya Air airplane on Saturday mentioning that India stands with Indonesia throughout this hour of sorrow.
“Deepest condolences to the families of those who lost their lives in the unfortunate plane crash in Indonesia,” Prime Minister Modi composed in a tweet.
“India stands with Indonesia in this hour of grief.,” he included.
The airplane lost contact not long after the launch, has actually crashed in water not far from Jakarta on Saturday, Xinhua reported pointing out regional TELEVISION.
Indonesia’s Transport Minister Budi Karya Sumadi on Saturday stated that there were 65 individuals aboard the crashed Sriwijaya Airplane.
The minister verified that the Boeing 737-500, domestic flight SJY182, was bring 53 guests and 12 team members in overall when it removed from Jakarta.
Jakarta airport controllers lost contact with the airplane at 14:40 regional time (07:40 GMT on Saturday, minutes after its launch from the capital, according to Sputnik.
According to the Flightradar24 air service, the airplane lost more than 10,000 feet of elevation in less than one minute and 4 minutes after the departure.