Indonesia stops search for victims of Lion Air crash

JAKARTA: Indonesia authorities stated on Saturday that they had stopped the seek for victims of a aircraft crash that killed all 189 people on board, however would keep searching for the Lion Air flight's 2d black box, the cockpit voice recorder.

"There is nowhere left to search and we have stopped finding victims' bodies," Muhammad Syaugi, the pinnacle of the nationwide seek and rescue company (Basarnas) instructed media. "We will limit our operations to monitoring."

The nearly new Boeing Co. 737 MAX passenger aircraft crashed into the sea on Oct. 29 just mins after commencing from Jakarta en path to Bangka island near Sumatra.

Syaugi stated 196 frame luggage containing human remains were retrieved and 77 victims recognized after forensic examination.

Authorities have downloaded data from probably the most black packing containers discovered remaining week, the flight data recorder, however are nonetheless searching for the cockpit voice recorder.

Soearjanto Tjahjono, the pinnacle of the transportation protection committee (KNKT), stated discovering the voice recorder could be crucial to figuring out the cause of the crash.

"From the black box data, we know about 70-80 per cent of what happened but to 100-per cent understand the cause of the accident... we need be able to know the conversation that took place in the plane's cockpit," he stated, declining to elaborate on what the flight data recorder had printed.


KNKT has brought in a pinger locator and a vessel capable of sucking up mud to lend a hand with the seek for the voice recorder, along with remotely operated underwater cars supplied with cameras.


Tjahjono stated he used to be fearful the cockpit voice recorder can have been damaged on impact as a result of KNKT had but to locate any "ping" sounds that might indicate its location, as had came about with the primary black box.


He stated authorities have been looking for 15 plane portions, including an "angle of attack" sensor at the plane, which is helping the aircraft's computer systems perceive if the plane is strong. Investigators have stated the sort of sensors had supplied erroneous data.


KNKT instructed Reuters on Wednesday that there used to be an issue with the sensor at the previous flight taken through the doomed aircraft from the island of Bali to Jakarta. One sensor were changed in Bali.
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