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    Indonesian Plane Crashes With 189 Aboard

    No survivors have been found after Lion Air Flight JT 610 from Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang, on the Indonesian island of Bangka, crashed into the sea today 13 minutes after takeoff. Flight controllers lost contact with the plane shortly after the pilot asked to return to the airport. Investigators are still determining what happened, while divers have found debris, personal items and some human remains near the crash site. The aircraft, a Boeing 737 Max 8, was built in 2018 and had only been in service for two months.

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