Lion Air flight JT610 en-route to Pangkalpinang has crashed near Kerawang
29 October 2018. Lion Air flight JT610 en-route to Pangkalpinang has crashed near Kerawang, 13 minutes after taking off from Jakarta Soekarno Hatta International Airport at 6:20a.m.
The flight carried 178 adults, 1 child and 2 infant, including 3 crew under training and 1 technician.
The aircraft is a Boeing 737 MAX 8 with registration number PK-LQP. It is made in 2018 and started its operation at Lion Air since 15 August 2018. The aircraft was declared operationally feasible.
The aircraft is commanded by Captain. Bhavye Suneja and co-pilot Harvino with six cabin crew Shintia Melina, Citra Noivita Anggelia, Alviani Hidayatul Solikha, Damayanti Simarmata, Mery Yulianda, and Deny Maula. The captain has 6,000 flight hours and the co-pilot has more than 5,000 flight hours.
Lion Air is concerned with the incident and will work with the relevant authorities and agencies on this matter.