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“I think the university accommodation team put profit before their students’ wellbeing and mental health.” Sarah Garraway reports.
Sriwijaya Air Flight 182, which was a flight from Jakarta to Pontinak, took off at 2:36pm western Indonesia time and lost contact at 2:40pm.
The plane reportedly lost contact four minutes after take-off and dropped 10,000 feet in less than a minute.