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Chief of Naval Staff( KSAL) Admiral Yudo Margono position of the black box of Sriwijaya Air SJ-182 aircraft.
has been inaugurated on the seabed in the crash position of the ill-fated aircraft. At this time, divers are focusing on finding the Black Box in the required position.
“It’s been inaugurated, 140 x 100 m, all divers are focused here. Maybe the black box is in there. There is still debris and debris is still being retrieved,” Yudo said at a press conference ain’t KRI Rigel in the waters of the Thousand Islands on Monday.
However, the search still encountered some difficulties. From ocean currents to limited visibility. Not to mention the wreckage of the plane on the seabed.
“Because at the bottom there is still a lot of debris with steadfast search, the atmosphere is not like yesterday. It’s choppy today. Influence visibility,” yudo said.
Meanwhile, Commander of Fleet Command I Rear Admiral Abdul Rasyid said the signal from the Black Box was found KRI Rigel located near Lancang Island. The search for the Black Box is to be centered in the area.
“We still catch the signal from KRI Rigel,” said Rashid, Monday( 11 / 1).
Rashid confirmed that the black box signal coming from near KRI Rigel did not switch. The location, he said, is still the same as the catch signal in the early black box.
But, said Rashid, near the area there are many obstacle-shaped obstacles as well as plane debris that limits visibility. The debris is to be cleared tomorrow.
He said tomorrow’s dive activity is about to begin at 7 p.m. 10:00 a.m.
“17 o’clock. 00:00 BST. 7:00. 00 the next morning divers have gone into the water again,” he said.
Nevertheless, Rashid confirmed that his group always deployed Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) to carry out water bottom images on this night for the search for black boxes.
” ROV we want to operate to do a basic picture of water. The next day we put down the lifeboat, have the accuracy of the information and we sail on it,” he said.
Sriwijaya Air SJ 182 aircraft flying from Soekarno-Hatta Airport was determined to have crashed in the waters of the Thousand Islands on Saturday. A joint search and rescue team has created debris until pieces of the plane’s passengers are predicted to be in the air.
So far, only one victim of Sriwijaya SJ 182 has been identified as Okky Bisma, one of the flight crew.