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.