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'I thought it was thunder': Witness recounts Indonesia plane crash

Reuters Jakarta, Indonesia Oct 30, 2018, 12.26 PM (IST)

The Boeing 737 MAX 8, carrying 189 people, crashed into the sea as it tried to circle back to Jakarta from where it had taken off minutes earlier. A search and rescue operation was launched in an area about one nautical mile in radius based on debris found in the water. Authorities hoped to locate the body of the aircraft. The World is One News, WION examines global issues with in-depth analysis. We provide much more than the news of the day. Our aim is to empower people to explore their world. Please keep discussions on this channel clean and respectful and refrain from using racist or sexist slurs as well as personal insults. Subscribe to our channel at https://goo.gl/JfY3NI Check out our website: http://www.wionews.com Connect with us on our social media handles: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WIONews Twitter: https://twitter.com/WIONews Google Plus: https://plus.google.com/+WIONews