On 29 October 2018, Lion Air Flight JT610 on a scheduled domestic service from Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang, Indonesia, collided with water 13 minutes after takeoff into the Java Sea, north of Jakarta. The aircraft, a Boeing 737 MAX 8, registration PK-LQP, was destroyed and all 189 passengers and crew on board were fatally injured.
The accident is being investigated by the Indonesian National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC).
The ATSB is providing specialist expertise to support the NTSC in downloading and analysing the Flight Data Recorder (FDR) and Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) from the aircraft.
The ATSB has appointed an ICAO Accredited Representative to the NTSC investigation.
For further information please contact the NTSC, http://knkt.dephub.go.id/knkt
|Date:||29 October 2018||Investigation status:||Active|
|Investigation level:||Defined - click for an explanation of investigation levels|
|Location:||Java Sea, north of Jakarta|
|State:||International||Occurrence type:||Collision with terrain|
|Report status:||Pending||Highest injury level:||Fatal|
|Aircraft manufacturer||The Boeing Company|
|Aircraft model||737 MAX 8|
|Type of operation||Air Transport High Capacity|
|Damage to aircraft||Destroyed|
|Departure point||Jakarta, Indonesia|
|Destination||Pangkal Pinang, Indonesia|