Aerial view of area being searched for crashed Indonesia plane
17 January 2021 | 11:07 am
Aerial view of the area where the missing passenger jet is believed to have crashed off the coast of Indonesia's capital Jakarta and comments from Air Force assistant to the chief of staff. A Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737 crashed into the Java sea shortly after take off with 62 people on board.
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