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The final heartbreaking messages from the passengers of the doomed Indonesian plane that crashed into the sea with 62 people on board have been revealed, as rescuers have located two black boxes.
Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 took off from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport for a 90-minute flight over the Java Sea between Jakarta and Pofntianak in West Kalimantan.
But at 2.40 p.m., just four minutes after takeoff, the Boeing B737-500 sank nearly 10,000 feet in less than 60 seconds, and witnesses claimed they heard two explosions.
Soerjanto Tjahjanto, director of Indonesia’s transport security agency, said authorities found the two black boxes in the sea and divers are now trying to recover them, along with body parts and aircraft debris.
It comes as the tragic final messages and posts have been revealed while sharing photos on the plane before the crash.
Ratih Windania posted a selfie with her three children laughing at her as the family got on the plane.
She said, ‘Goodbye family. We are heading home for now.
Police asked families to provide information to help identify
Police asked the families to provide information to help identify the recovered bodies, such as dental records and DNA samples.
At the police hospital, the brother of co-pilot Diego Mamahit said they had asked him for a blood sample.
“I think my younger brother survived, these are just for police procedure,” said Chris Mamahit. “Diego is a good man, we still believe that Diego survived.”
On his LinkedIn profile, Mahamit had written “I love to fly.”
pilot Afwan, who goes by only one name
He and pilot Afwan, who has only one name, had nearly two decades of commercial flight experience with each other. Afwan had previously been an air force pilot.
“We the family are still waiting for good news,” a family member of Afwan, a devout Muslim, told Detik.com.
President Joko Widodo expressed his condolences on Sunday.
“We are doing our best to find and rescue the victims and we all pray that they can be found,” he said.
Panca Widiya Nursanti, a high school teacher in Pontianak, was returning after a vacation in her hometown of Tegal in Central Java. In Pontianak, her husband Rafiq Yusuf Al Idrus recounted the last contact he had with her.
“She was joking that when she came to Pontianak we would eat satay together,” he said.
She contacted me on WhatsApp at 2.05 pm laughing. She was already getting on the plane and said that the weather conditions were not good. I said pray a lot, please.
The missing plane is an older model than the Boeing 737 MAX jet involved in two earlier fatal crashes – including the Indonesian Lion Air crash in 2018 which killed 189.
Sumadi said the condemned flight was delayed an hour before taking off at 2.36pm.
But the aircraft disappeared from radar four minutes later, after the pilot contacted air traffic control to ascend to an altitude of 8,839 meters.
A dozen ships, including four warships, were deployed in a search and rescue operation centered between Lancang Island and Laki Island, part of the Thousand Islands chain north of Jakarta.
“Sriwijaya Air flight # SJ182 lost more than [3,000 meters] in altitude in less than a minute, about 4 minutes after leaving Jakarta,” the tracking agency said on its official Twitter account.