Baca berita tanpa iklan. Gabung
January 12, 2021, 07.03 PM - Indonesian divers resumed the search for the remains of the victims of Sriwijaya Air flight SJ182 by using a remotely operated underwater vehicle on Tuesday, January 12.

The Boeing 737-500 aircraft plunged into the Java Sea with 62 people on board shortly after taking off from the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport near Indonesia’s capital on Saturday.

Authorities have narrowed down the approximate location of the black boxes, after picking up signals from the devices, which record information about the speed, altitude, and direction of the plane as well as flight crew conversations.

Also readIndonesia Highlights: Authorities Locate Black Boxes from Indonesia Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 | Indonesian Minister: Relocate Residents Living in Landslide Areas Tonight | Covid-19 Vaccines Are Safe, S

But the search has been hindered by the tons of plane debris and layers of sea mud underneath which the boxes may be buried in waters about 23 meters (75 feet) deep.

The recordings could prove crucial to understanding what caused a catastrophic loss of control after take-off.

While the remote-controlled vehicles scoured the seabed, navy vessels with sonar searched from the surface.

Once the black boxes are retrieved, Indonesia's National Transportation Safety Committee (KNKT) expects to be able to read the information in three days.

Also readSriwijaya Air Flight From Jakarta to Pontianak Loses Contact Over Jakartas Thousand Islands

About 160 divers are part of the 3,600 personnel involved in the search operation.

Baca berita tanpa iklan. Gabung

Baca berita tanpa iklan. Gabung
Comment wisely and responsibly. Comments are entirely the responsibility of the commentator as regulated in the ITE Law
Thank You! We have received your report. We will remove comments that conflict with the Community Guidelines and the ITE Law.

More Headlines

Travel & Leisure
January 24, 2023, 09.55 AM Offers Best Accommodation, Airfare Deals for CNY Holiday

Baca berita tanpa iklan. Gabung
Baca berita tanpa iklan. Gabung
Baca berita tanpa iklan. Gabung
Baca berita tanpa iklan. Gabung
Close Ads
Baca berita tanpa iklan. Gabung