A Boeing 737-500 crashed, killing more than 50 passengers

More than 50 passengers were killed in the plane crash near Jakarta, Reuters reported, referring to local media.

Plane debris pulled from the sea after Boeing 737 vanishes from radar

Sriwijaya Airlines plane crashed a few minutes after taking off from the airport in Jakarta.

The plane fell from a height of about three kilometers in less than a minute.

It is a 27-year-old Boeing 737-500 plane, and the authorities announced additional information about the accident.

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About Joel Cholo Brooks 13530 Articles
Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.
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