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Oct 30, 2018 04:49 AM
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Crashed Indonesian Plane Was Leased From China’s CMIG

Rescue team searching for survivors of the crashed Flight JT 610 in Indonesian waters. Photo: VCG
Rescue team searching for survivors of the crashed Flight JT 610 in Indonesian waters. Photo: VCG

A plane carrying 189 people traveling from Jakarta to another Indonesian city about an hour away crashed into the sea Monday morning shortly after taking off. Everyone on board was feared dead.

The aircraft used for Lion Air Flight JT 610 was a new Boeing 737 Max 8, leased from CMIG Leasing Group, a Chinese aviation and port logistics leasing operator based in Tianjin.

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