Indonesia Lion Air 737 crashes after leaving Jakarta

(CNN)Indonesian investigators are examining debris from Lion Air flight JT 610 which crashed into the sea off the capital, Jakarta, Monday morning with 189 people on board.

The Boeing 737 Max 8 was carrying 181 passengers, including one child and two infants, as well as six crew members and two pilots, when it disappeared from radar during a short flight from Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang, according to Indonesia’s National Search and Rescue Agency (SAR).
Debris, life vests and a cellphone have been discovered in the water two nautical miles from the coordinates given as the crash site, SAR officials said. The fuselage has not yet been located.

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