PT Lion Mentari Airlines Tbk

11/01/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/31/2018 23:44

Updates of Flight JT 610, Route Tangerang to Pangkalpinang Handling

JAKARTA - 31 October 2018. Lion Air (flight code JT)member ofLion Air Group updated on the handling of Lion Air flight JT-610, that the Disaster Victim Identification team of the Republic of Indonesia Police (DVI) has confirmed the identity of one of the JT-610 passengers today as Jannatun Shintya Dewi (female).

The confirmation was announced after a matching result of the forensic and ante-mortem tests with DNA data that had previously been given by the family to the Indonesian National Police's DVI team.

Lion Air had officially handed over the deceased body of Jannatun Shintya Dewi to the family tonight, through a ceremony which took place at Bhayangkara R. Said Sukanto Hospital (Police Hospital). The submission was made directly by Lion Air Group Director of Airport Service, Capt. Wisnu Wijayanto. The body will be flown to Surabaya on Thursday (1 November) at 05:15.

Lion Air has expressed their deepest condolences to all the family and friends of the late Jannatun Shintya Dewi. Lion Air is supporting with the necessary expenses by the family, including the waiting allowance to the family of IDR 5,000,000, grief money of IDR 25,000,000 and compensation for death according to ministerial regulation-77 year 2011.

The DVI police team is still carry on with an in-depth identification process covering forensics and DNA testing.

At the moment, Lion Air continues to provide family assistance at every post for JT-610.

The representatives of Lion Air management as present at post Cawang, Post Police Hospital, East Jakarta and Tanjung Priok, North Jakarta today, to give morale support to the family members of the passengers, crew and the evacuation team.

The search of all passengers, crew and flight JT610 that was crashed on 29 October in the sea of Karawang, West Jawa is on-going.

Lion Air crisis center and passengers information phone line is (021)-80820002.

Lion Air will continue to update on the incident and the airline will always wish for the best to their passengers and crew.