Date: January 09, 2021
Time: 1440
Location: Near Jakarta, Indonesia
Operator: Sriwijaya Air
Flight #: SJ182
Route: Jakarta - Pontianak
AC Type: Boeing 737-524
Registration: PK-CLC
cn / ln: 27323/2616
Aboard: 62   (passengers:56  crew:6)
Fatalities: 62   (passengers:56  crew:6)
Ground: 0
Summary: Sriwijaya Air flight 182 was climbing through 10,900 ft., 11 nm north of Jakarta-Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, over the Java Sea when radar and radio contact was lost. The aircraft then lost height rapidly and impacted the Java Sea. Debris was located near Lancang Island. It was found that a malfunctioning auto throttle caused a difference in the level of thrust between the plane’s two engines This had been a chronic problem for the past 8 years on this aircraft. The accident occurred when the auto throttle malfunctioned causing asymmetrical thrust and the pilots did not properly monitor their instruments to detect this.

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