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Egypt sends condolences to Indonesia after plane crash

Ahram Online, Monday 29 Oct 2018
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Rescuers conduct search operation in the waters of Ujung Karawang, West Java, Indonesia after a Lion Air plane crashed into the sea Monday, Oct. 29, 2018 (Photo: AFP)
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Egypt has offered its condolences to Indonesia after a passenger plane crashed killed all 189 people on board on Monday morning after taking off close to the capital of Jakarta.

In an official statement, Egypt’s foreign ministry extended its condolences, stressing Egypt’s support for Indonesia in overcoming the “painful” accident.

Lion Air flight JT610 disappeared from radar during a short flight from Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang on the Indonesian island of Bangka on Monday morning.

Search and rescue workers have found debris believed to have come from the plane next to the crash site, according to media reports.   

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