Sriwijaya crash: Body of another passenger handed to family

Sriwijaya crash: Body of another passenger handed to family

Rescue workers carry body bags at the JICT pier in Jakarta on Monday (January 11, 2021). (ANTARA FOTO/Wahyu Putro A/hp) (ANTARA FOTO/WAHYU PUTRO A)

This evening, we, the DVI team of the Police Hospital, handed over the body identified as Asy Habul Yamin, to the management of Sriwijaya Air, which will later pass on it to his relatives
Jakarta (ANTARA) - The Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) team of the Police Hospital handed over the body of one passenger of the crashed Sriwijaya Air flight SJ-182 to his family on Thursday evening.


“This evening, we, the DVI team of the Police Hospital, handed over the body identified as Asy Habul Yamin to the management of Sriwijaya Air, which will later pass it on to his relatives,” spokesperson for the DVI team, Senior Commissioner Rudatin, said.


The relatives of late Asy Habul Yamin also received demographic data from the Directorate General of Demography and Vital Statistics at the Home Affairs Ministry, in the form of e-ID, family card, and certificate of death.


The body of Asy Habul Yamin was identified through a finger-print analysis on Tuesday (January 12), along with two other bodies, identified as Fadly Satrianto and Khasanah.


Asy Habul Yamin will be buried at the Tanah Kusir public cemetery in South Jakarta, said officials.


On Thursday morning, the DVI team had handed over the body of a flight attendant, identified as Okky Bisma, to his family.


As of Thursday, the joint search and rescue (SAR) team has collected 196 body bags from the site of the Sriwijaya Air plane crash in the waters off the Thousand Islands.


Sixteen body bags were handed over to the team of Disaster Victim Identification (DIV) and National Committee for Transportation Safety (KNKT) for further investigation on Thursday.


The body bags were taken from the crash site to the integrated SAR command post at the Jakarta International Container Terminal (JICT) 2 in Tanjung Priok, North Jakarta, on a National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas) vessel, Basarnas operations director, Brig. Gen. Rasman MS, said at a press conference earlier in the day.


The Sriwijaya Air flight SJ-182, bearing the registration number PK-CLC, lost contact on Saturday (January 9, 2020) at 2:40 p.m. Western Indonesia time (WIB) shortly after take-off and crashed between Lancang Island and Laki Island, Thousand Islands, DKI Jakarta. The flight was traveling on the Jakarta-Pontianak route.


The Boeing 737-500 aircraft lost contact at a position 11 nautical miles north of the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Tangerang after crossing an altitude of 11 thousand feet and while moving to a higher altitude of 13 thousand feet.


The plane took off from the Soekarno-Hatta Airport at 2.36 p.m. Western Indonesia time (WIB) on Saturday. Its schedule was delayed from the previous flight schedule of 1.35 p.m. WIB due to weather conditions.


Based on the manifest, the aircraft, which was produced in 1994, was carrying 62 persons: 50 passengers and 12 crew members. The passengers comprised 40 adults, seven children, and three babies. 


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