Sriwijaya Air flight SJ182 crash investigation

LazyLion

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We are following reports of a missing Boeing 737-500 in Indonesia. We hope to have more information soon.

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A passenger plane with more than 50 people on board has gone missing shortly after take-off from the Indonesian capital Jakarta.
The Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737 lost contact en route to Pontianak in West Kalimantan province, officials said.
Flight tracking website Flightradar24.com said the aircraft had lost more than 3,000m (10,000ft) in altitude in less than a minute.
 
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rvZA

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Seems to be the flight...

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And airplane...

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rvZA

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Also seems the weather was not looking that good over there...

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Creag

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Of course, maintenance would be key. But 26 years for an airplane is not old, is it?
 

Gordon_R

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Ongoing article: http://avherald.com/h?article=4e18553c
By Simon Hradecky, created Saturday, Jan 9th 2021 10:37Z, last updated Saturday, Jan 9th 2021 10:42Z
A Sriwijaya Boeing 737-500, registration PK-CLC performing flight SJ-182 from Jakarta to Pontianak (Indonesia), was climbing out of Jakarta about 11nm north of Jakarta's Sokarno International Airport over the Java Sea when radar and radio contact was lost with the aircraft. The aircraft has so far not turned up anywhere else. A search is underway.

According to ADS-B data the aircraft was climbing through 10,600 feet at 07:39:50Z about 11nm north of Sokarno Airport, at 07:40:11Z the aircraft was at 1400 feet about 1.6nm northnortheast of that position (average sink rate 26,300 fpm).
 

Pineapple Smurf

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Hit the play button and you see playback in reverse, from how i see it. it goes from 10 000 feet to zero very quickly
 
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