Indonesia has received 3 million Coronavac vaccines from Sinovac in December 2020. The country also received 15 million bulk doses of the vaccine today.
Indonesian Investigators Retrieve Sriwijaya Air Flight SJ 182's Black Box
Indonesian investigators working on the crash of Sriwijaya Air Flight SJ 182 have managed to retrieve one of the airline’s two black boxes.
According to Kompas TV’s Breaking News segment, the team found the black box off the Laki and Lancang Islands of Jakarta’s Thousand Islands regency at 4 pm on Tuesday, January 12.
The Indonesian Navy’s 1st Fleet brought the black box to the Jakarta International Container Terminal 2 at the port of Tanjung Priok, where it will be investigated by the National Committee of Transportation Safety [KNKT].
Indonesian Armed Forces Commander Air Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto confirmed the retrieval of Flight SJ 182’s black box. “The black box contained [Sriwijaya Air Flight SJ 182’s] Flight Data Recorder or FDR,” he said.
Indonesia has mustered 3600 men from the National Search and Rescue Agency [ Basarnas] and military personnel to search for Sriwijaya Air Flight SJ 182. The units included 54 naval ships, 13 planes and helicopters, as well as 40 jet skis and ambulances.
Sriwijaya Air Flight SJ 182 went down over the Thousand Islands’ Laki and Lancang islands last Saturday with 62 passengers and crew on board, as it was heading from Jakarta to Pontianak, West Kalimantan.