Relatives of plane's victims cast flowers into Indonesia sea

Relatives of plane's victims cast flowers into Indonesia sea

1/22/2021 8:40:00 AM

Relatives of plane's victims cast flowers into Indonesia sea

Relatives of the crash victims prayed and threw flowers into the Java Sea where the Sriwijaya Air jet plunged into the water almost two weeks ago, killing all 62 people on board

✕(Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)Relatives of the crash victims on Friday prayed and threw flowers into theJava Seawhere the Sriwijaya Air jet plunged into the water almost two weeks ago, killing all 62 people on board.An Indonesian navy vessel took dozens of grieving relatives to the site. Many people wept as they prayed and cast flower petals into the water, and officials from the navy, the

searchand rescue agency, and Sriwijaya Air employees threw wreaths into the sea.The airliner’s President Director Jefferson Irwin Jauwena hoped by visiting the location to help relatives accept what happened to their loved ones and ease their grief.“We also do feel sad and lost... we lost our crew, they were part of our beloved Sriwijaya Air big family,” he told reporters on board the navy ship. “I, personally, feel so devastated by this accident.”

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