Oct. 30, 2018

All 189 passengers and crew aboard Boeing-737 MAX, an Indonesian Lion Air jet are likely to have died when the airliner crashed into the Java Sea shortly after taking off from Jakarta.


  • The Java Sea lies between the Indonesian islands of Borneo to the north, Java to the south, Sumatra to the west, and Sulawesi to the east.

  • Karimata Strait to its northwest links it to the South China Sea.

  • It is an extensive shallow sea on the Sunda Shelf.

Source : The Hindu