© REUTERS / Antara Foto/PT Pertamina/Handout via REUTERSОбломки Boeing 737 that crashed in Indonesia© REUTERS / Antara Foto/PT Pertamina/Handout via REUTERS
The Russians, according to preliminary information, was not aboard crashed Monday morning in Indonesia Boeing 737 airline Lion Air, told RIA Novosti press-Secretary of the Russian Embassy in Jakarta Denis Tatushin.
«The official response to our request to the Agency for emergencies and catastrophes of Indonesia we have not yet received. Informal lists aboard passengers and crew members until published by the local media. We analyzed these lists — there are only Indonesian names, so that, according to preliminary data, on Board it was not the Russians,» — said the Agency diplomat.
The Boeing 737 MAX budget airline Lion Air, carrying out flight from Jakarta on the island of Sumatra, took off from the airport of the capital of Indonesia 06.20 (02.20 GMT) and disappeared from radar at 06.33 (02.33 GMT). The first message that in the sea off the coast of West Java found a large wreckage, entered the National Agency for emergencies and catastrophes of Indonesia from the crews of civilian ships were in the disaster area. In a statement the airline reported that all on Board were 181 passengers, two pilots and six crew members. Lion Air said that the airplane was manufactured in 2018 and has been in operation since August 15.