A passenger airplane has gone missing in Indonesia.
“Sriwijaya Air flight #SJ182 lost more than 10.000 feet of altitude in less than one minute, about 4 minutes after departure from Jakarta,” Flightradar tweeted Saturday morning.
They added that the flight was operated by a Boeing 737-500 “classic” with registration number PK-CLC (MSN 27323).
The first flight for this aircraft was in May 1994. It is 26 years old.
Flightradar said the ADS-B signal from flight #SJ182 was lost at 07:40:27 UTC time.
The flight was en route from Jakarta to Pontianak in Indonesia.
The Ministry of Transportation office in Jakarta confirmed to ABC News that the flight lost contact at 2:40 p.m. local time after departing from Soekarno–Hatta International Airport in Jakarta.
A search for the plane is now starting and the situation is under investigation