Breaking: Indonesian Plane With Atleast 50 Passengers Vanishes Moments After Take Off

Breaking news from Indonesia indicates that a passenger plane with more than 50 people on board has gone missing after take-off from the it’s capital Jakarta.

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The Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737 lost contact en route to Pontianak in West Kalimantan province, officials said.

Flight tracking website Flightradar24.com said the aircraft had lost more than 3,000m (10,000ft) in altitude in less than a minute.

The transport ministry said search and rescue efforts were under way.

The Sriwijaya Air plane took off from the Indonesian capital on Saturday and was heading to Pontianak in West Kalimantan province when it lost contact with the control room, according to local media reports.

The reported disappearance comes just over two years after a Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX plunged into the sea after taking off in Indonesia. Lion Air’s flight JT-610 (stock photo) lost contact with air control in October 2018.

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