The Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX jet that crashed in Indonesia is feared to have killed almost 200 people. The reason for the crash is so far unknown, but the incident has reignited concerns about safe flying.
Indonesia has deployed "pinger locators" to try to locate the plane's blackboxes, and yesterday the team had heard a ping sound in a location at 35 metres depth. Meanwhile, Lion Air's technical director and several technicians have been fired.
The 2-month-old Boeing jet crashed into the Java Sea early Monday, just minutes after taking off from Jakarta, killing all 189 people on board.
Search and rescue services are reported to have found body parts following the crash of flight JT 610 shortly after take off from Indonesia's capital, Jakarta. An Indonesian rescue official says they're not expecting to find any survivors.
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