The Indonesian authorities have recovered the body of a baby during their search The Lion Air flight, which went down on Monday, said the country's search and rescue agency (BASARNAS).
"I saw body parts there was a baby, adults safe and and some items like shoes," said deputy national police chief Ari Dono Sukmanto reporters during a press conference on Wednesday after visiting the Kramat Jati police hospital, where remains are brought
] Sukamto also said:
- 651 police personnel participate in recovery operations
- 15 forensic officers work to identify remains
- 151 relatives have volunteered to provide DNA samples as well as medical and dental records
Sukmanto said that the identification process is likely to be quite difficult, since so few bodies are intact. Dental records are likely to be the most reliable, he said.
A total of 24 body bags from the Lion Air Flight JT 610 crash site were sent to the clinic in Indonesian view Sent to Autopsy
During a press conference on Monday evening, police chief Musyafak said that every bag currently held at Kramat Jati Police Hospital may contain remains of more than one person, so authorities still can not confirm how many bodies they have gotten until now.
DNA samples were taken by 132 family members of the passengers on board to help identify the remains. Musyafak warned that the identification process will be difficult.
Up to twenty-one body bags containing body parts, debris from the aircraft, and items belonging to the victims of the Lion Air JT 610 crash, were brought to the Joint Command Post at the Jakarta International Container Terminal, according to the Indonesian National Search and Rescue Agency (SAR).
All these items were taken near the site during a search Monday
The bags are brought to the Kramat Jati Police Hospital in Jakarta for further identification.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has just tweeted about the crash of Lion Air
"Terrible news from Indonesia this morning – Canada expresses its deepest condolences to all who had a friend, a loved one, or family member on board flight JT610, "he wrote.
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Rescuers are waiting for the arrival of one Indonesian naval ship with debris coming from the area where a Lion Air passenger airplane crashed.
The head of the Indonesian search and rescue service BASARNAS gave up the 24-hour operation according to a press release from the agency.
"We're all out there, we're trying to find the plane's location," said Brigadier General Bambang Suryoaji, BASARNAS Operations Manager.
However, the dive operation was discontinued for the time being
Merdiana Harahap (r. Consoles herself for the loss of her husband, a passenger aboard Lion Air JT 610, in Medan, North Sumatra
Lion Air flies families of JT-160 from Pangkal Pinang, Bangka, to Jakarta, the airline said in a statement.
So far 90 family members have been flown to Jakarta, 76 others were on the way.
The Australian government has warned its officials and contractors against flying Indonesia's Lion Air, An Australian Government Official Reports CNN
The council was updated on Monday after the Lion Air JT 610 crash. The Australian government says that the decision will be reviewed as soon as the results of the accident investigation are clarified.
Twenty Ministry officials who pinang Pangkal after a weekend with their families in Jakarta Lion Air Flight JT 610 was on board when it crashed, Indonesian Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said on Monday
Since the crash, Australian government officials and contractors have not advised an Australian government official to fly, said Lion Air, CNN.
The Australian Government says the decision will be reviewed as soon as findings of the accident investigation are clear.
A member of the Indonesian Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas) inspects debris that is believed to have been destroyed they come from the Lion Air passenger jet. (Photo: Tatan Syuflana / AP Photo)
Handbags, wallets, cell phones and clothing were among the pieces of debris discovered Monday near the Lion Air JT 610 crash site.
Boats, a helicopter and dozens of rescuers, including crews from three nearby towns, worked about 34 nautical miles northeast of the coast near Jakarta to find wrecks in Lake Java.
Authorities say they are still trying to locate the main hull. Search teams assume that the plane has sunk and used equipment to find a submersible.