No Vietnamese citizens onboard crashed Indonesian plane

No Vietnamese citizens were marked as onboard the Lion Air passenger plane of Indonesia, which crashed into the sea yesterday morning, Vietnamese embassy in Indonesia confirmed.

Indonesia's and several other local websites have announced a list of the passengers aboard the plane, on which there are no Vietnamese nationals.

The plane lost contact with air traffic control just 13 minutes after takeoff. The jet, a Boeing 737 MAX 8, was en route from Jakarta to Pangkakpinang in Bangka Belitung province off Sumatra island.

According to the National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas), the total number of people on the plane was 189, including two pilots and six flight attendants. Indonesia has opened a search and rescue campaign for the plane.

Source: VOV5