Leaders extend condolences over Lion Air plane crash in Indonesia
11:21 | 31/10/2018

VGP – Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen PhuTrong and PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc cabled messages of condolences to Indonesian President Joko Widodo over the recent airplane crash of low-cost carrier Lion Air.

Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan sent her sympathies to Speaker of the People’s Consultative Assembly Zulkifli Hasan.

Deputy PM, FM Pham Binh Minh also extended his condolences to Indonesian FM Retno Marsudi.

A Lion Air flight with 189 people on board crashed into the sea moments after taking off from Indonesia's capital early Monday. The airliner said it had lost contact with Flight JT-610 and Indonesia's search and rescue agency posted images of debris it has found from the Boeing 737 Max 8 plane that went down in the waters off West Java. 

There was no immediate word of any survivors and the aircraft is believed to have sunk after it crashed, according to the cbsnews.com.

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