Crashed Lion Air`s CVR found in Karawang waters

Crashed Lion Air`s CVR found in Karawang waters

The Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) of Lion Air PK-LQP was found in Karawang waters, West java, on Monday (14/1/2019). (Dispen Pushidrosal)

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - The Jakarta Fleet Command has found the cockpit voice recorder (CVR) of the Lion Air PK-LQP flight JT-610 that crashed in Karawang waters of West Java in October 2018.

"We found (the CVR) at 9:10 a.m.," a spokesman of the Fleet Command Lt.Col Agung Nugroho said here on Monday, adding that the CVR was retrieved and kept in a searching vessel.

"The divers team has found the CVR some eight meters below the sea floor," Agung said.

The waters has 30 meters in depth.

However, he could not give details on the precise location of the CVR but saying that it might be not far from the crash site in Karawang waters.

A Lion Air plane en route Pangkalpinang, Riau, crashed in Karawang waters on October 29, 2018. All 189 passengers and crews on board were killed.

Until the search and rescue team ended its searching operation, only 125 of them have been identified.



Reporting by Syaiful Hakim, Taufik Ridwan, Devi Nindy, Sri Haryati
editing by Fardah

Comments