Monday, November 05, 2018

Basarnas committed to recovering all victims of Lion Air crash

Jakarta: The National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas) expressed its commitment to recovering all victims of Lion Air JT 610 flight that crashed in the Tanjung Karawang waters on Oct 29.

"We are confident of being able to recover all the victims," Head of the National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas) Muhammad Syaugi remarked here on Monday.

He noted that Basarnas had extended the period of evacuation operation for three days to find the victims.

"We do not give up and do our best to find the victims," Syaugi stated.

Personnel and equipment were deployed to the Lion Air crash site in an effort to find the victims.

The Basarnas team has, so far, sent 138 body bags, containing parts of the victims` bodies, to the Police Hospital in Kramat Jati, East Jakarta.
05/11/18 Antara News

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