Jakarta, January 10
A day after a Boeing aircraft crashed into the Java Sea with 62 persons aboard shortly after taking off from the Indonesia’s capital, the authorities today said they had determined the location of the crash site and the black boxes.
Bagus Puruhito, head of Indonesia’s National Search and Rescue Agency, said officials believed they had identified the location of the flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder (black boxes) .
The plane was en route from Jakarta to Pontianak, the capital of West Kalimantan province. All the 62 on board were Indonesian nationals. There was no sign of survivors. — AP