KARAWNG (TheInsiderStories)—Part of black box of Lion Air Indonesia JT-610 has been founded after four days search, said Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi on Thursday (01/11). The black box found in complete physical condition.
He added, the black box will deliver from Karawang waters to Tanjung Priok before handover to Transportation Safety National Committee for investigation.
“Still (in a) good (condition). Just wait for its documentation and release,” said Navy Search and Rescue Task Force Commander, Colonel Iswarto.
The black box found at around 9.30 a.m., around 30 meters underwater, on 05° 48′ 46,2″ south latitude dan 107° 07′ 36,88″ east longitude coordinates. The other parts still search by the divers.
So far, the National SAR Agency (BASARNAS) has collected 53 bodies and part of Lion Air JT-610 body. As many as five bodies have been collected by the agency and has been sent to the National Police Hospital in East Jakarta for the identification process.
Lion Air added, the search for all JT-610 passengers, crew and aircraft that had an accident on (29/10) in Karawang, West Java continued to be carried out.