The restoration is now anticipated to assist investigators decide what brought on the Boeing 737-500 aircraft to plunge into the ocean throughout heaving rain fall on Saturday, 4 minutes after taking off from Jakarta’s foremost airport.
Navy chief Air Chief Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto mentioned the aircraft’s different “black field”, the cockpit voice recorder, was more likely to be discovered quickly as a result of its beacon was being emitted in the identical space.
It’s to be handed over to the Nationwide Transportation Security Committee, which is overseeing the crash investigation.
Greater than 3,600 rescue personnel, 13 helicopters, 54 giant ships and 20 small boats are looking the world simply north of Jakarta the place Flight 182 crashed and have discovered elements of the aircraft and human stays within the water at a depth of 23 metres (75 ft).
The units had been buried in seabed mud beneath tons of sharp objects within the aircraft’s wreckage, navy chief admiral Yudo Margono mentioned. He mentioned a minimum of 160 divers had been deployed Tuesday within the search.
Thus far, the searchers have despatched 74 physique luggage containing human stays to police identification consultants who on Monday mentioned that they had recognized their first sufferer, 29-year-old flight attendant Okky Bisma.
His spouse, Aldha Refa, who can also be a flight attendant for Sriwijaya Air, shared her grief in a sequence of posts on social media.
“My husband is a loving, religious and tremendous variety man,” she wrote on Instagram. “Heaven is your house, expensive … be peaceable there.”
Members of the family have been offering samples for DNA checks and police say outcomes are anticipated in 4 to eight days.
Nationwide Police spokesman Rusdi Hartono mentioned about 53 samples for DNA testing have been collected however extra are nonetheless wanted, particularly from mother and father and youngsters of victims.
Indonesia’s Nationwide Transportation Security Committee (NTSC) mentioned the US Nationwide Transportation Security Board will take part investigating the crash.
The NTSC chairman, Soerjanto Tjahjono, dominated out a potential mid-air break-up after seeing the situation of the wreckage discovered by searchers.
He mentioned the jet was intact till it struck the water, concentrating the particles subject, somewhat than spreading it out over a big space as could be seen with a mid-air occasion.