By Cindy Silviana
JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia will launch a renewed search effort as early as Tuesday to search out the cockpit voice recorder from a Lion Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea in October, the top of its accident investigation company mentioned.
“If the climate is nice, the ship will begin to depart right now,” Nationwide Transporation Security Fee (KNKT) Chief Soerjanto Tjahjono instructed Reuters on Tuesday.
The crash, the world’s first of a Boeing (NYSE:) Co 737 MAX jet and the deadliest of 2018, killed all 189 individuals on board.
Investigators final week mentioned they deliberate to make use of a navy ship for a recent seek for the crashed jet’s second “black field” after a 10-day effort funded by Lion Air failed to search out the cockpit voice recorder (CVR).
A KNKT supply, talking on situation of anonymity, instructed Reuters the workforce could have seven days utilizing the ship KRI Spica to search out the CVR, which may maintain very important clues giving investigators perception into the actions of the doomed jet’s pilots.
Tjahjono declined to touch upon whether or not there was a time restrict on the search.
Contact with flight JT610 was misplaced 13 minutes after it took off on Oct. 29 from the capital Jakarta heading north to the tin-mining city of Pangkal Pinang.
The opposite black field, the flight information recorder, was recovered three days after the crash.
A preliminary report by KNKT targeted on airline upkeep and coaching and the response of a Boeing anti-stall system to a not too long ago changed sensor however didn’t give a trigger for the crash.
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