Indonesian Navy personnel inspect bags containing the debris of a Boeing 737-500 plane at the Tanjung Priok in North Jakarta on Jan, 10, 2021. The plane, operated by Sriwijaya Air, plunged to the waters off Jakarta a day earlier. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)

Human Remains, Wreckage Retrieved from Crash Site of Sriwijaya Plane

BY :YUDHA BASKORO

JANUARY 10, 2021

Jakarta. Indonesian Navy officers and National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas) workers on Sunday retrieved wreckage of Sriwijaya Air’s Boeing 737-500 plane that plunged into the waters off Jakarta on Saturday afternoon.

They also pulled body remains and personal effects belonging to the victims from the waters of Thousand Islands District north of Java Island.

The National Police and the Basarnas set up a command center at Tanjung Priok Port, North Jakarta, where they store the debris and separate bags containing personal effects and body parts. 

The search for the wreckage and human remains is currently focused on the areas around Lancang and Laki islands. Naval warship KRI Kurai was involved in the operation.

A bag containing body parts has been sent to the Kramat Jati Police Hospital in East Jakarta for identification.

National Search and Rescue Agency personnels identified pulled debris and passengers properties suspected coming from the Boeing 737-524 plane at JICT 2, Port of Tanjung Priok, in North Jakarta on Saturday (10/01). (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas) personnel lay bags containing wreckage of a Boeing 737-500 plane and personal effects belonging to the victims on the dockyard of Tanjung Priok in North Jakarta on Jan. 20, 2021. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
Indonesian Navy and basarnas personnel discuss about the crash point of Sriwijaya Air plane at JICT 2, Port of Tanjung Priok, in North Jakarta on Saturday (10/01). (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
Two members of the Indonesian Navy and the Basarnas discuss the search and rescue area at Tanjung Priok Port in North Jakarta on Jan. 10, 2021, a day after a Sriwijaya Air plane plunged into the waters off Jakarta. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
Plane debris and properties suspected coming from the Boeing 737-524 plane at JICT 2, Port of Tanjung Priok, in North Jakarta on Saturday (10/01). (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
Plane wreckage and personal properties retrieved from the crash site of a Boeing 737-500 plane are being gathered at the Tanjung Priok Port in North Jakarta on Jan. 20, 2021. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
Police Disaster Victim Identification team at the Tanjung Priok post conduct an inspection to identified a collected debris and properties suspected coming from the Boeing 737-524 plane at JICT 2, Port of Tanjung Priok, in North Jakarta on Saturday (10/01). (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
Members of the National Police’s Disaster Victim Identification team examine debris at Tanjung Priok Port in North Jakarta. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
Police Disaster Victim Identification team at the Tanjung Priok post identifid girl t-shirt suspected coming from the Boeing 737-524 plane at JICT 2, Port of Tanjung Priok, in North Jakarta on Saturday (10/01). (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
Members of the National Police’s Disaster Victim Identification team collect pieces of clothes. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
Indonesian army personnel stands in front of Sriwijaya Air SJ 182 manifest at JICT 2, Port of Tanjung Priok, in North Jakarta on Saturday (10/01). (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
A soldier reads manifest of a Sriwijaya Air plane that plunges to the waters off Jakarta. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
A journalist sits beside a communication center at JICT 2, Port of Tanjung Priok, in North Jakarta on Saturday (10/01). (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
A female journalist makes a phone call near a makeshift communication center at Tanjung Priok Port in North Jakarta. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
Two man read public displayat JICT 2, Port of Tanjung Priok, in North Jakarta on Saturday (10/01). (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
Two men read public announcement at a makeshift crisis center set up after a Sriwijaya Air plane plunged into the waters off Jakarta. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
Debris and plane properties suspected coming from the Boeing 737-524 plane at JICT 2, Port of Tanjung Priok, in North Jakarta on Saturday (10/01). (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
A big plastic bag is laid on the dockyard of Tanjung Priok Port in North Jakarta. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)

 

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